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Virgin rail smash and grab

Virgin rail smash and grab Richard Branson’s Virgin Group will have trousered £306 million in dividends from Virgin Trains by the time the franchise finishes operations within the next year.

Overground strikes unite

Overground strikes unite Two groups of workers were set to strike on the London Overground this week.

Determined strikes win gains at Northern rail

Determined strikes win gains at Northern rail Striking train guards were celebrating last week after bosses caved in to their demands about safety

Strike at Northern Rail as Tories give bung to train giant

Strike at Northern Rail as Tories give bung to train giant 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

Protests across Britain as rail fares rise once more Campaigners, union members and rail passengers staged a national day of action against fare rises on Wednesday.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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”.

Pensioners’ Parliament backs rail strikes

19 June 2018
The annual Pensioners Parliament, held in Blackpool from 12 to 14 June, gave strong support to workers who are fighting back.

Resistance as French strikers take to the streets

12 June 2018
Workers need to heap pressure on the Macron government and build the fightback, says?Charlie Kimber

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