03 April 2018
French workers struck this week as part of a revolt against president Macron, writes Charlie Kimber
26 March 2018
A wave of strikes by French rail workers beginning next Tuesday will signal the start of a crucial confrontation with president Emmanuel Macron’s government.
25 March 2018
Action set for Northern, South Western Railway and the DLR.
GALLERY - France: workers revolt against Macron
23 March 2018
On 22 March public sector workers and railworkers struck and demonstrated against France's President Macron.
22 March 2018
Around a million French public sector workers struck and hundreds of thousands joined over 150 demonstrations nationwide on Thursday. A battle has also begun on the rail.
18 March 2018
French president Emmanuel Macron has picked a fight with the historic stronghold of the French working class—the railway workers. Charlie Kimber argues that unions must fight now
06 February 2018
Rail privatisation was once more exposed as a scam this week. Billionaire Richard Branson quit the East Coast rail franchise—and left us to pick up the bill.
08 January 2018
Workers on six train lines are continuing the fight for safe and accessible train travel.
24 December 2017
Workers on five rail networks have taken action in separate disputes,
12 December 2017
RMT union members are due to strike on Arriva Cross Country, Merseyrail, Virgin West Coast, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway
21 November 2017
Bus workers in the north west of England are escalating their fight after bosses made a “final offer” of just 1p an hour more than the previous offer.
07 November 2017
Bus and rail workers in the north west of England were set for a coordinated strike this Wednesday.
31 October 2017
Transport workers in the North West of England were set to stage a 24 hour coordinated strike on Wednesday of next week.
03 October 2017
Guards in the RMT union struck together on four rail networks on Tuesday. Also: Tube stoppage could shut down London | Bus walkouts in Manchester and south west | Train cleaners won’t be treated like dirt
04 September 2017
Workers on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail trains have struck in coordinated action against plans to remove guards from trains.
22 August 2017
Rail union RMT announced a series of strikes in its ongoing campaign against the bosses’ push to extend driver only operation (DOO) and get rid of guards. This is a plan driven by the Tory government.
14 August 2017
Commuters in Britain spend six times as much on rail fares as passengers in the rest of Europe.
14 August 2017
With leaked emails, a trial by jury and an accident report, evidence against the Tories’ push for ‘driver-only operation’ is mounting, writes Raymie Kiernan
27 June 2017
As rail unions announced new strikes, a long-buried report by former Virgin Trains executive Chris Gibb blamed them for the mess at Southern rail.
13 June 2017
The RMT rail union signalled its disputes on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail could reignite in the wake of the general election results.