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Furious protests as Osborne unleashes budget for the rich

09 July 2015
Reports from a budget day of strikes and demonstrations

Tube strike can beat the bosses

07 July 2015
The London Underground was set to be closed completely on Wednesday of this week, as all four Tube unions were preparing for a 24-hour walkout.

Tories face biggest Tube walkout in over a decade

30 June 2015
Tube workers in the RMT union have voted by 91 percent to strike over pay and the introduction of Night Tube. TSSA members voted to strike by three to one. Unite had not announced its results as Socialist Worker went to press.

First Tube union votes for strike on budget day

23 June 2015
Also: fight down the line at national rail over train staff job cuts

Reject the Tube bosses' 'crap' in London Underground ballot

16 June 2015
Also: Strikes at Merseyrail, Bus bosses back off from attacks

Reject the deal at Network Rail

02 June 2015
The RMT union suspended a planned strike at Network Rail after bosses made a new offer. 

DLR cleaners walk out for better pay

02 June 2015
Cleaners working for facilities firm Interserve on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday of last week over pay and working conditions. Also: Tube workers fight rosters, strike on TransPennine Express

New dispute signalled on London Underground

26 May 2015
Tube workers’ unions have declared an official dispute with London Underground.

Action off for Arriva Wales train drivers

30 September 2014
A 24-hour strike by Arriva Wales train drivers set for Friday of last week was suspended after unions said progress was made in talks with management.

Transport workers round-up

23 September 2014
Strikes down the track at Amey Colas | Walkout at Arriva Wales | London Underground overtime ban back on | Mick Cash elected RMT general secretary

Drivers' strike hits major London Tube lines

22 August 2014
The crucial Waterloo and City and Central Lines of London Underground were hit by major disruptions this morning, Friday, as train drivers in the Aslef union walked out on strike.

Transport round-up

19 August 2014
Department for Transport protest; Heathrow Express ovetime ban; ISS cleaners; Alsef drivers' union

First Group workers in Glasgow reject bosses' miserly pay offer

01 July 2014
Strikes at Glasgow’s largest bus operator First Group over pay took a step closer after workers rejected paltry pay offers from bosses.

Tube driver vote for action on safety

20 May 2014
Tube drivers on London Underground’s Jubilee line have voted by a solid 88 percent to strike in a dispute over safety.

London Tube strike is suspended—but the fight isn’t over

06 May 2014
Bosses and the RMT union agreed on a review of closures after last week’s strike, but Tube workers say prepare for more, reports Raymie Kiernan

Solid Tube strike defies London Underground bosses and brings stations to a halt

29 April 2014
London Underground (LU) workers in the RMT union struck solidly for 48 hours from Monday of this week to defend jobs, ticket offices and safety.

Blow for Tory ticket office plans

04 March 2014
Tory plans to close ticket offices and cut nearly 1,000 Tube workers’ jobs on London Underground (LU) has suffered a blow. 

Protesters take on rail fare rises

07 January 2014
campaigners protested against fare rises at London’s King’s Cross mainline station on Thursday of last week. 

Reports round-up 2

05 November 2013
Strike ballot looms on London Underground | Mitie cleaners set for a three-day walkout | Aslef suspends drivers’ action | Strike ballot result due at UPS Camden | Building workers reject poor pay deal

Drivers get in gear for train walkouts

29 October 2013
Train drivers on the TransPennine Express in the Aslef union are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

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