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Transport services increase, alight here for intensive care

18 May 2020
The Tory drive to reopen the economy has forced droves of people into dangerous buses and trains.

Bus drivers scared and angry over dangerous conditions

20 April 2020
Bus workers are speaking out about their “fear and anger” as transport bosses move too slowly to protect their safety

‘It feels like we’re sleepwalking into the slaughterhouse’ - bus drivers speak out

17 April 2020
Bus workers are speaking out about their 'fear and anger' as transport bosses move too slowly in protecting their safety. 

Trade unionists in north London demand protection for bus drivers

16 April 2020
Trade unionists gathered near Holloway bus garage in Islington, north London, on Thursday to demand protective clothing for all drivers.

‘It’s very scary to be a bus driver right now’ - workers speak out

08 April 2020
Eleven bus workers have now died after contracting Covid-19, with tens of thousands more transport workers terrified of the same fate.

‘Business as usual’ is killing workers

07 April 2020
Ministers say that a “small minority of people” are putting our lives at risk. That’s true—they sit in the Tory cabinet, on the boards of corporations, and are at the top of society.

Stop the deaths of London bus drivers

07 April 2020
At least eight London bus workers had died at the start of this week after being infected by Covid-19.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

11 February 2020
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Transport round up: 20,000 London bus workers vote on fight against fatigue

04 February 2020
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.

Dial-a-strike: Transport for London workers fight for living wage

02 February 2020
Chants of “Shame” rang out against Transport for London (TfL) bosses at the headquarters in Southwark, south London, as hundreds of workers struck on Thursday.

Reports round-up—Two strikes at Heathrow and Rail Gourmet walkout

21 January 2020
Two strikes at Heathrow?

An owl of rage at high speed rail line

21 January 2020
Rebels took to Colne Valley, west London last Saturday in a day of direct action against the development of the high-speed HS2 train line.

Metro strike wins new offer

07 January 2020
Workers on the Tyne and Wear Metro delivered a bloody nose to bosses

Workers determined as rail strikes enter second week

10 December 2019
“We’re not giving up” was the defiant message from train strikers entering their second week of walkouts on Monday.

Big Labour rallies show enthusiasm for Corbyn

03 December 2019
As the Labour Party announced on Monday it would slash rail fares in government, Jeremy Corbyn supporters celebrated big turnouts at his rallies.

Rail strike on track to paralyse network

02 December 2019
Hundreds of train guards began a huge programme of strikes against unsafe and unfair cost-cutting measures that jeopardise safety and their jobs.

The Troublemaker—Academy heads make vast fortunes for failing children

12 November 2019
Head teachers and academy trust leaders in the state sector are collecting “fat cat” pay packages with some pocketing nearly half a million pounds a year.

Questions to be answered after construction worker deaths

02 October 2019
Why are some workers at the Bond Street station Crossrail site dying?

Thomas Cook fat cats should pay up after collapse

24 September 2019
The collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook on Monday highlighted rip-off corporate culture.

‘Left’ government in Portugal uses troops to break indefinite strike by fuel tanker drivers

14 August 2019
The Portuguese government – which some hail as a model of left wing success – has sent soldiers to drive tankers to break an indefinite strike.

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