17 January 2017
A disabled woman was left stranded on a freezing train station platform for two hours by Southern railway, it emerged last week.
10 January 2017
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10 January 2017
The power of the working class was clearly on display this week. Strikes by Southern Rail, London Underground and British Airways cabin crew workers showed their ability to bring the system to a standstill.
09 January 2017
Many London roads were gridlocked on Monday as a Tube station workers’ strike over staffing and safety hit hard. It closed dozens of stations, mostly in central London, and led to severe disruption on virtually every line.
03 January 2017
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.
19 December 2016
"Don't they know it's Christmas?" seems to be the level of the media's debate over the group of strikes set to take place during the holiday period.
13 December 2016
A powerful train drivers’ strike shut the Southern rail network on Tuesday as the Aslef union members began a two-day walkout. They planned another 24-hour strike this Friday.
08 December 2016
A High Court judge threw out a request from Southern rail owners Govia Thameslink Railway to ban train drivers’ industrial action today, Thursday.
06 December 2016
Southern rail was hit by a three-day train guards’ strike and a drivers’ overtime ban from Tuesday of this week.
29 November 2016
Train drivers on Southern rail have voted by 87 percent to strike. Their first walkout is planned for 13 and 14 December.
22 November 2016
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04 November 2016
A fresh 48-hour strike by Southern train guards that began today, Friday, saw strikers furious at bullying and victimisation of trade unionists from bosses.
01 November 2016
Up to 200 rail workers from every region across Britain protested in Westminster on Tuesday in support of train guards on Southern rail.
25 October 2016
the Tories’ favourite rail firm stands to pocket another £48 million despite its woeful Southern rail service.
27 September 2016
Abellio Scotrail conceded it would keep train guards last week in a blow to bosses’ plans to extend driver only operation (DOO)across the rail network.
09 September 2016
The Aslef train drivers’ union is facing a bill for almost £1 million for daring to fight the firm behind the Southern rail fiasco.
07 September 2016
Disabled passengers joined the picket line today, Wednesday, at London’s Victoria station in solidarity with RMT union train guards fighting to retain their role on Southern train services.
16 August 2016
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.
09 August 2016
Private train firms are wreaking chaos on the railways and making passengers’ lives a misery. Now they want to ram through even more attacks—but a series of strikes to defend safety could stop them in their tracks, writes Raymie Kiernan
02 August 2016
Workers in Scotland, London and the south east of England are stepping up their strikes to resist bosses’ plans to undermine safety on the railways.