As confused LU staff briefing confirms job and ticket office closures RMT demands to know where the Mayor stands

In a confused and vague statement issued to staff in response to the leaking of the internal plans to axe ticket offices and station jobs, London Underground management have sewn further anger and disgust amongst staff as they effectively confirm that the plans are not only real but are already being put into action.

Two years on – Government prepare to sign off betrayal of UK train building

With the second anniversary of the appointment in principle of Siemens of Germany to build the new Thameslink fleet - over Bombardier in Derby - just two days away, the Government announced last night that they are now close to signing off this betrayal of train building in the nation that gave the railways to the world, subject to a 'cooling off' period.

Union calls for withdrawal from EU

TRANSPORT UNION RMT today called for British withdrawal from the EU and attacked the media for only using right-wing voices from the anti-EU side of the debate when in fact it is the working class that are suffering most across Europe as a result of the bankers and business-led austerity measures.

Surge in thefts and violence on Britain’s railways directly linked to Government attack on train and station staffin

RAIL UNION RMT said today that a surge in personal thefts and acts of violence on Britain's railways, just revealed by the British Transport Police and rail chiefs, is directly linked to the Government's attack on station and train staffing numbers and is set to worsen if the recommendations of the McNulty Rail Review are not reversed.