RAIL privateer Trans Pennine Express has ordered a new fleet of trains which will be built in Spain, it was revealed yesterday.
The company said it has placed the order with Spanish manufacturers because British train builders are at full capacity and had not bid for the order.
Tuesday 24th May 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TRAIN drivers in northern England have won a four-day week which will release work to create new jobs for drivers made redundant through steel and coal industry closures.
Their union Aslef negotiated the deal hours before drivers at TransPennine Express were due to strike at midnight...
Friday 18th Mar 2016
by Our News Desk
LABOUR tore into the government yesterday for misleading voters about its plans to electrify Midland mainline between London and Sheffield and the TransPennine route between Manchester and Leeds.
The Tories pledged during the election campaign to pull...
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
RAIL workers in northern England walked out for 24 hours yesterday in their second strike in protest at the sacking of a train conductor.
Weekly strikes are being staged by members of transport union RMT after conductor at Grimsby railway station was dismissed.
It followed an...
Monday 15th Jun 2015
RMT campaign scares off Tory Claire Perry
Thursday 20th Nov 2014
RMT takes on cost-cutting as rail minister comes to York
Wednesday 19th Nov 2014
Union and passengers unite against job losses and fare threats
Wednesday 5th Nov 2014
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Tuesday 23rd Sep 2014
Tuesday 9th Sep 2014
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Saturday 6th Sep 2014