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26 June 2019
RMT transport union guards striking on South Western Rail are determined to carry on the fight to keep the guards
29 May 2019
RMT transport union members in train fleet maintenance in Wales are planning to strike against a threat to their job security, pensions, pay and terms and conditions
22 May 2019
The RMT transport union has scored a fantastic victory in the fight against cuts on London Underground. Members of the Fleet maintenance branch recorded a marvellous ballot result that easily met the new anti-union thresholds and announced strike action over three days from 17-19 May.
13 February 2019
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Democracy and trains.
9 January 2019
The government continues to claim that Britain's economy is doing great and that everyone's wages are sky high.
24 October 2018
Rail companies have undermined the safety of passengers
26 September 2018
Reader's comment: If you take a cursory glance at the news these days, you will see problems on the railways - strikes, delays, timetable meltdown and so on.
26 September 2018
Britain's rail regulator admits it was asleep at the wheel in the run up to the May 2018 timetable change which resulted in chaos on vast swathes of Britain's railways.
19 September 2018
Rail firm Arriva Trains Wales has reversed a policy of charging customers 'commission' for returning lost property
12 September 2018
Attempts to move to driver-only operation have been pushed back
5 September 2018
The struggle goes on to keep the safety-critical role of train guards.
29 August 2018
Train guards in Newcastle, members of the RMT union, are participating in the ongoing battle against driver-only operation.
22 August 2018
Staff and passengers are on same side: Beleaguered commuters learnt on 15 August that they will face yet another increase in rail fares from January.
6 June 2018
Nationalise rail - don't delay!: Northern rail cancelled more than 250 trains entirely on 29 May. Where trains run at all they have been up to two hours late.
30 May 2018
The Welsh government has announced, with great fanfare, handing the new £5 billion Wales and Borders rail franchise to multinational corporation KeolisAmey.
23 May 2018
The companies running the East Coast Main Line (ECML) rail franchise from London to Scotland - Virgin and Stagecoach - are to lose it because they "got their sums wrong" according to Chris Grayling, the transport secretary
31 January 2018
A demonstration called by the transport union RMT took place outside Liverpool Town Hall ahead of a meeting of Merseyrail stakeholders on 25 January to show the incredible public support in favour of keeping the guards on Merseyrail trains
17 January 2018
"Everyone passing understands that this strike is about rail safety"
4 January 2018
Train guards are taking strike action in defence of railway safety
3 January 2018
Nationalise rail now!: Rail companies are ringing in the new year by inflicting yet more misery on long-suffering commuters.
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