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Tube drivers strike in solidarity with sacked driver

27 July 2010
Seventy seven tube drivers struck on Wednesday of last week over the unfair dismissal of a driver at Rickmansworth, north west London. The strike by Aslef union members hit services on the Metropolitan Line.

Talks in Tube Lines dispute

25 May 2010
The Aslef train drivers’ union suspended its strike over pay on Tube Lines last weekend for talks with management.

Solid strike at National Express East Anglia

04 August 2009
Members of the Aslef and RMT transport unions working for National Express East Anglia struck on Thursday and Friday of last week, severely disrupting the company’s train services.

East Midlands Trains workers to strike

21 July 2009
Train drivers in the Aslef union at East Midlands Trains have voted by 75 percent to 25 percent to reject their pay offer and strike. They are now set to strike on Friday of this week, Monday and Friday of next week, and 3, 7 and 10 August.

National Express East Anglia to strike over pay

21 July 2009
Workers in the RMT and Aslef transport unions at National Express East Anglia have voted by over 90 percent to strike over pay, conditions and reorganisation.

Tube drivers’ union leaders fail the test

16 June 2009
Leaders of the Aslef train drivers’ union told their members to continue to work as normal during the strike.

Dave O’Connell 1961-2008

05 August 2008
It is with sorrow that I have learnt that Dave O’Connell, sometime SWP member and formerly an activist in the Aslef train drivers’ union, was found dead on Monday 28 July.

Train drivers will consider new deal

04 April 2008
The Aslef train drivers’ union suspended four days of strikes at South West Trains set for Monday to Thursday of this week after the union and management agreed a new deal.

Reports round-up

19 February 2008
London Midland pensions fight Train drivers in the Aslef union at the Bletchley depot of London Midland are set to strike on Thursday and Friday of next week after the breakdown of talks over pensions.

Third Silverlink strike over pensions

13 November 2007
Train drivers in the Aslef union working for Silverlink struck for the third time on Friday of last week in defence of their pension rights.

Rail strikes at Midland Mainline and Silverlink

06 November 2007
Train drivers in the Aslef union at Midland Mainline struck, for the second time on Thursday of last week over pensions.

Strike brings Silverlink trains to a halt

30 October 2007
Around 400 drivers in the Aslef union struck on Friday of last week bringing the Silverlink company’s service to a halt. The strike hit London commuter services, including from Milton Keynes and Watford.

Midland Mainline train drivers taking action over back pay

30 October 2007
Members of the Aslef rail drivers’ union at Midland Mainline have planned a series of strikes in their dispute over the application of a pay offer to drivers from 2001.

ScotRail train drivers ballot over disciplinary procedures

23 October 2007
The Aslef train drivers’ union is balloting its members on ScotRail in a dispute over disciplinary procedures.

South West Trains strike threat—then a deal

09 September 2006
Around 900 members of the Aslef train drivers’ union were set to strike on Friday of this week, severely disrupting services on South West Trains (SWT) for a second time.

South West Trains strike against management arrogance

02 September 2006
Some 900 members of the Aslef drivers’ union on South West Trains struck on Tuesday over management arrogance.

Rail round-up

24 June 2006
Train drivers in the RMT and Aslef unions across the whole of South West Trains are balloting for action following the use of managers to drive trains during recent strikes at Waterloo station.

New industrial action set for London Underground

18 February 2006
Tube drivers in both the RMT and Aslef unions have voted by six to one for strikes over a range of attacks by management.

Tube workers

08 January 2005
TUBE DRIVERS in the Aslef union at the Arnos Grove depot won better treatment for a colleague by striking for 24 hours on Christmas Eve.

Aslef

02 October 2004
AN ATTEMPT to reopen the division in the Aslef train drivers’ union over the disciplining of two top officials failed on the first day of the union conference on Monday.

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