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Hundreds walk out at Northern Rail against unsafe driver only trains

Hundreds walk out at Northern Rail against unsafe driver only trains Northern rail workers walked out on Saturday of last week in the latest action in their long-running fight for passenger safety.

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire 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

Train strikers force a retreat Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

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

The battle for safety is on at South Western Railway as workers stage strikes Rail workers are still fighting to stop transport bosses axing guards from services.

The unfare rail rip off

14 August 2018
The latest plans to hike rail fares show why we have to stop the private train companies in their tracks.

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.

Supertram workers look for logical deal

07 August 2018
Strikes on Sheffield’s Supertram have halted after bosses put forward a new pay offer. Some 200 conductors and drivers were due to strike for eight days from 18 August.

Eurostar workers vote for strikes

24 July 2018
Eurostar workers were set to walk out for 24 hours this Saturday over working conditions.

Deal on ‘driver only’ trains

24 July 2018
Greater Anglia workers are celebrating after pushing back bosses’ plans to make train travel unsafe and inaccessible.

Supertram workers say no to paltry deal

24 July 2018
Workers on the Supertram in Sheffield struck for 72 hours from Thursday of last week. It was the latest action in their fight for decent pay.

Fresh strikes on South Western to derail plan to scrap guards

17 July 2018
The RMT union has announced a fresh round of strikes on the South Western Railway (SWR) as part of a long-running dispute over driver only operation (DOO).

Not in service—years of cuts behind the crisis on the buses

17 July 2018
The Tories have slashed funding for bus services by nearly £200 million since 2010—leaving local bus services struggling. For some bus users the impact is devastating, says Sarah Bates

Tube battle set for when Trump comes to Britain

03 July 2018
Tube drivers on the Piccadilly Line are set to stage a 52-hour strike over “working conditions and staffing levels”.

Hypocrites vote for the expansion of Heathrow

26 June 2018
Activists and residents have vowed to fight on against the catastrophic runway plans, writes Sarah Bates

Reports round-up: No welcome for the Ineos fracking plan in Derbyshire

26 June 2018
Over 100 anti-fracking campaigners from North Derbyshire and beyond gathered outside Chesterfield Assembly Rooms last week.

Oppose the Tories’ poisonous plan for Heathrow expansion

10 June 2018
As the government has given the go ahead for a third runway at Heathrow airport, Sarah Bates examines the dangerous environmental and social cost

Transport workers at Luton airport strike, other strikes postponed

29 May 2018
Workers employed by Clece Care Services, which provides transport assistance at Luton airport to passengers with reduced mobility, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Uber agrees to sick pay - but on its own terms

29 May 2018
Taxi firm Uber has announced it will introduce sick pay and maternity pay for its drivers.

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