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Will no-deal Brexit mean chaos on the Kent coast?

11 January 2019
Politicians, bosses and the press are panicking about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. It’s driven by fears that leaving the European Union (EU) will hit firms’ profits.

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.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England

08 January 2019
More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

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.

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay

12 December 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.

Day 35 of Northern strikes

13 November 2018
 

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.

Train lines are in chaos—but Tory Chris Grayling wants more privatisation

20 September 2018
The chaos of rail privatisation has been laid bare

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.

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.

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”.

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