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Reports round-up - Northern train guards strike for 45th time

22 January 2019
RMT transport union members on Northern rail staged a 24-hour walkout

Strike at Northern Rail as Tories give bung to train giant

08 January 2019
Guards working for Northern rail struck against the implementation of driver only operation (DOO) trains for the 43rd time on Saturday.

Protests across Britain as rail fares rise once more

02 January 2019
Campaigners, union members and rail passengers staged a national day of action against fare rises on Wednesday.

Reports round up: Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

04 December 2018
Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

Northern and South Western rail workers keep up the fight for safety on the tracks

20 November 2018
Northern and South Western rail workers keep up the fight for safety on the tracks

Day 35 of Northern strikes

13 November 2018

Reports round-up—Shutdown on Central Line

13 November 2018
Tube drivers shut down the Central Line on Wednesday of last week as they walked out in a dispute about fair treatment at work.

Tube workers push for safety on lines

06 November 2018
Tube workers are fighting to maintain safety on the London Underground.

Doo strikes on Northern and SWR

23 October 2018
Workers on Northern rail held their 32nd strike in the fight against driver only operation (DOO) last Saturday.

New rounds of rail strikes in battle for passenger safety

16 October 2018
Train guards have announced a new programme of strikes over safety and jobs.

Hundreds walk out at Northern Rail against unsafe driver only trains

02 October 2018
Northern rail workers walked out on Saturday of last week in the latest action in their long-running fight for passenger safety.

Tube workers strike over staffing and safety

26 September 2018
A strike on the Piccadilly line saw hundreds of workers shut down a main transport route in London. 

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

11 September 2018
Bus workers in Nottingham and Derbyshire struck on Monday of this week against a below-inflation 2.5 percent “poverty pay” offer.

Train strikers force a retreat

04 September 2018
Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

Strike to derail bosses’ plans to scrap guards

28 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail struck as part of the long-running battle to keep guards on trains

The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes

21 August 2018
Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

Northern Rail workers keep up their safety battle as ticket prices soar - again

14 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail have announced three new strikes as bosses “make a mockery” of negotiations.

South Western Railway workers strike to keep safety on trains

07 August 2018
Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) walked out for 24 hours on Saturday of last week in the latest action in the long?running dispute over guards on trains.

Strike on Eurostar over safety fears at station

31 July 2018
Workers on the Eurostar international train line walked out for 24 hours last Saturday in protest at dangerous conditions for staff and customers.

Reports round up: Cuts leave skeleton staff to run paper

31 July 2018
Journalists have warned that short staffing at a newspaper has left the editorial team “at crisis point”.

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