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
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
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
DISABILITY activists joined striking rail workers on picket lines yesterday as the bitter dispute over driver-only operated trains rumbled on.Disabled passengers on Southern Rail are now often expected to book their travel in advance — because services no longer operate with...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling has got two weeks to produce a report on Southern Rail or face a judicial review on his handling of the crisis-hit franchise.
The High Court ruling yesterday came following an application by the Association of British Commuters (ABC) for a judicial...
Friday 30th Jun 2017
Passengers go to court in bid to hold government to account
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
Passengers thrown under wheels of ideology, says Cash
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
UNIONS have accused transport secretary Chris Grayling of "fitting up" a long-delayed report into the Southern Rail fiasco.
The report, authored by rail boss Chris Gibb, was completed last year but only published yesterday. It claims that rail unions RMT and Aslef are the "primary...
Friday 23rd Jun 2017