AROUND 250 RMT members employed by Nexus at Tyne and Wear Metro are to be balloted for strike action over the threat to jobs and conditions posed by moves to privatise the networkâ€™s operations.
Maximum turnout urged at public meeting on WEDNESDAY
THE EXTREME weather that has played havoc with Britainâ€™s transport system has underlined the failings of a fragmented rail network and the folly of the long-term reduction in the number of front-line staff, the countryâ€™s biggest rail union said today.
POWER WORKERS responsible for finding and fixing faults on the London Tubeâ€™s power supply will begin the first of six new overnight strikes at 19:59 on Sunday (February 1) after employer EDF Energy Powerlink again failed to deliver pay parity with non-shift colleagues.
MORE THAN 2,200 members of Britainâ€™s biggest rail union at Northern Rail are to be balloted for strike action over a â€œcomprehensive breakdownâ€ in industrial relations.
A STRIKE by members of Britainâ€™s biggest rail union working in the control room of the Docklands Light Railway has been suspended after the company agreed to leave existing roster and leave arrangements in place pending the outcome of further talks.
ANY THREAT of forced redundancies of RMT members at TfL and London Underground will be resisted, the capitalâ€™s biggest tube and rail union said today.
BRITAINâ€™S BIGGEST rail union has welcomed an inquiry to be held by MPs into the recent round of above-inflation rail fares increases and the implications of the recession on rail operations.
COMMUTERS ARRIVING at Londonâ€™s Kingâ€™s Cross station tomorrow (Wednesday) will be met by members of Britainâ€™s biggest rail union urging them to object to plans by First Capital Connect to slash opening hours of its ticket offices.
MASSIVE CUTS in railway track renewals ordered by Network Rail threaten a potentially catastrophic undermining of rail infrastructure safety and must be reversed, Britainâ€™s biggest rail union says today.