Socialist Worker

transport


London bus strike rattles bullying boss

26 August 2016
One of London’s top transport tycoons broke down in fury today, Friday, as over 1,000 of his workers walked out on strike.

Strikes deliver victory and show speedy action works

23 August 2016
Workers at the takeaway delivery company Deliveroo celebrated a victory last week as they forced management to back down over its plans to introduce new rates of pay.

Drivers in Weymouth go long haul over pay

23 August 2016
Bus drivers in Weymouth struck on Monday in the ninth week of their dispute against poverty pay.

Southern strikes are on the right track as bosses feel the heat

23 August 2016
Bosses at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) face fresh strikes in their battle with rail workers’ unions to undermine safety and slash services.

Talks break down in Southern Rail dispute

16 August 2016
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.

Virgin Trains East Coast faces action against cuts

16 August 2016
Some 2,000 RMT union members working on Virgin Trains East Coast were set to strike for 24 hours from 3am on Friday of this week.

Bosses in disarray after Southern Rail strike

09 August 2016
Train guards on Southern Rail have defied lies and slurs to launch a five-day walkout over safety concerns. Raymie Kiernan reports from the picket lines

Weymouth bus drivers wait for a week of strikes then two come along at once

09 August 2016
Weymouth bus workers returned to the picket line on Monday in their long-running dispute with First for pay parity with workers at the Yeovil depot. They are the lowest paid in First Group.

Rail bosses' attack on safety is a plot to smash workers' unions—say no to DOO

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.

Weymouth bus walkouts can drive pay message home

02 August 2016
Bus drivers in Weymouth, Dorset, plan a week-long strike from next Monday.

Protesters in Penistone march against bus cuts

26 July 2016
Over 70 people, mainly pensioners, marched noisily through the Pennine market town of Penistone last Thursday.

Weymouth bus strikers speak out over bosses' lies and bullying

26 July 2016
After more than six weeks of pay strikes bus drivers in Weymouth, Dorset, were set for talks with bosses as Socialist Worker went to press.

Bus strikes could spread much wider

19 July 2016
The fight inside First Group buses could spread rapidly with new strike ballots in Yorkshire and Glasgow.

Rail bosses threaten safety with their lies

12 July 2016
Scotrail train guards struck again last Sunday in a dispute over the extension of driver only operation (DOO) on Scotland’s rail network, which is operated by Abellio.

Bus bosses suspend strikers

05 July 2016
Unite union bus workers in Leeds looked set to reject another pay insult from First bosses.

Weymouth drivers’ pay fight

05 July 2016
Bus drivers in Weymouth entered their third week of pay strikes this week.

Bosses try to force through Driver Only Operations on trains

28 June 2016
The Aslef train drivers’ union has been forced to pay Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) bosses £250,000 in court costs and not to strike over driver only operation (DOO) on Southern and Gatwick Express.

Bus and train strikes scare the fat cat transport bosses

21 June 2016
Four strikes hit public transport around Britain this week as workers lose patience with management attempts to squeeze their pay and conditions - First bus drivers in Leeds and Weymouth and train guards on Southern and Scotrail

Why has the Southern railway gravy train hit the buffers?

21 June 2016
Thousands of services cancelled and many more delayed, but it’s green lights all the way for bosses’ perks. Raymie Kiernan sees the hand of the Tories behind moves to driver-only trains

Reports round-up

14 June 2016
Workers At 100 Wood Street corporate offices in the City of London financial district are on all-out strike.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.