27 September 2016
Abellio Scotrail conceded it would keep train guards last week in a blow to bosses’ plans to extend driver only operation (DOO)across the rail network.
09 September 2016
The Aslef train drivers’ union is facing a bill for almost £1 million for daring to fight the firm behind the Southern rail fiasco.
30 August 2016
Unions are opening a second front against the Tories’ favourite rail firm, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). It runs the ailing Southern railway franchise as well as Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express.
16 August 2016
Delayed, overcrowded, and expensive trains. That’s what the privatisation rail rip-off has brought us.
16 August 2016
The RMT union suspended a strike by train guards on Southern Railway last Wednesday for talks “with no pre-conditions”.
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
09 August 2016
Private train firms are wreaking chaos on the railways and making passengers’ lives a misery. Now they want to ram through even more attacks—but a series of strikes to defend safety could stop them in their tracks, writes Raymie Kiernan
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.
26 July 2016
Train guards in Scotland struck for the twelfth time last Sunday in their dispute with bosses at Abellio Scotrail over driver only operation (DOO).
05 July 2016
The Tory government is allowing Southern Rail bosses to launch a new timetable with 350 less services a day.
18 May 2016
Hundreds of trains were cancelled as train guards struck on Wednesday. Bosses want them to bring in more money but the guards fear for passenger safety
05 January 2016
Sexual health services cut | Anti-choice group launched | Bankers let off the hook | Rail fares rip off workers | Fat cats make workers' yearly pay
10 November 2015
RMT union members on London Underground have called on the union to step up the campaign to defend union activist Glen Hart.
07 July 2015
Some 2,000 First Great Western workers were set to walk out for 48 hours on Wednesday of this week. Over 200 engineers working for Southern Rail are set to strike for five days this Sunday. And at Northern Rail, station staff and guards have voted by 80 percent to strike over the threat to jobs, safety and the creation of a two-tier workforce.
28 May 2015
RMT union members at Network Rail are preparing for a rolling programme of industrial action to begin next week after rejecting bosses’ latest offer on pay and job security.
14 October 2014
Rail bosses are rubbing their hands at lucrative new deals as spineless politicians let them tighten their grip
23 September 2014
Some 60 people protested outside the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive meeting in Barnsley on Monday of this week.
30 June 2014
More than 100 people joined a freedom ride protest in Barnsley today, Monday. Disabled people, pensioners and their supporters gathered to lobby a meeting of the South Yorkshire Transport Executive.
17 June 2014
French railways at a standstill | Santos re-elected in Colombia | South African miners to settle?
20 May 2014
Tube drivers on London Underground’s Jubilee line have voted by a solid 88 percent to strike in a dispute over safety.