BRITAIN’S largest rail union reiterated its call for cross-party talks to end the Southern rail dispute yesterday, ahead of fresh strikes tomorrow.
In a letter to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, RMT general secretary Mick Cash said he was “hearing reports that a deal...
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Trade unions slam sale of British operation to foreign firms
Friday 11th Aug 2017
RAIL unions are set to meet beleaguered Southern Rail bosses to try and resolve the long-running dispute over driver-only trains.
Talks will be held with rail unions Aslef today and RMT on Monday August 7, they announced yesterday.
Both unions have held discussions with...
Tuesday 1st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SOUTHERN RAIL’S early morning service from West Sussex to London was named yesterday the most overcrowded, running at more than double its capacity.
Data from the Department for Transport (DfT) revealed that the 7.16am train from East Grinstead to London Bridge is typically...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Activists stuck with huge legal bill despite finally forcing government to take action on franchise
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
MIRIAM BINDER says travelling is a nightmare for disabled passengers – and it’s getting worse
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
GUARDS on Southern Rail are to strike for another day to resolve their long-running safety dispute about retaining a second member of staff on the train.
The RMT union said yesterday it had been “forced to take action” as neither Transport Secretary Chris Grayling nor...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
BRITAIN’S worst-performing railway is set to be shut down by a fresh wave of drivers’ strikes next month.
Drivers’ union Aslef announced yesterday that its members had voted to walk out in a new dispute over pay.
The dispute covers Southern and Gatwick Express...
Friday 14th Jul 2017
Tory admits unions not to blame but RMT slams pathetic fine
Unions call for independent body to take over Southern Rail assessment to avoid conflict of interest
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017