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31 January 2018

Merseyrail protest

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

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17 January 2018

RMT strikes against driver-only operation continue

"Everyone passing understands that this strike is about rail safety"

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4 January 2018

Strike against driver-only operation on five rail networks

Train guards are taking strike action in defence of railway safety

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3 January 2018

Rail: fares up, bosses' pay up - delays and cancellations up

Nationalise rail now!: Rail companies are ringing in the new year by inflicting yet more misery on long-suffering commuters.

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7 December 2017

Anti-DOO lobby of Liverpool's transport committee

A lobby gathered at the Cunard Buildings, Mann Island, ahead of a meeting of Liverpool's Transport Committee

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6 December 2017

Nationalise rail now

East Coast line rescued from private failure AGAIN - biggest hike in fares for five years- transport workers under attack

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9 November 2017

Fight to keep guards on trains continues despite setback Aslef deal

Drivers at GTR Southern have finally voted to accept a deal which was recommended by the Aslef union leadership, which allows trains to run without a guard

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1 November 2017

Coordinated strike action against driver-only operation

The RMT has announced coordinated strikes on five different networks

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25 October 2017

Aslef members must reject poor Southern Rail offer

Despite Aslef's policy being against DOO, Southern management have talked the leadership into accepting trains running without them

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4 October 2017

RMT strikes against removal of train guards spreads

Further rail strikes took place against driver-only operation across the country on 3 October. RMT members once again walked out on Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North plus on Greater Anglia for the first time

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1 September 2017

RMT fighting for passenger safety, accessibility and security

The government and Northern Rail are trying to impose DOO

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9 August 2017

RMT condemns Welsh government rail privatisation

Rail union RMT has condemned plans by the Welsh Labour government to further privatise the Welsh rail network

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12 July 2017

The Socialist inbox

Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Scrap the pay cap; keep guards on trains; responses to the 1 July anti-Tory demo, Homeland's poor politics; sickness stats; Poland and Trotskyism

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12 July 2017

Strike against driver-only operated trains continues

Continued coordinated action against driver-only operation on three rail networks has continued, with strikes on Merseyrail, Northern and Southern starting on 8 July

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4 July 2017

Support the Merseyrail strikes against DOO

The Labour-run 'Liverpool city region transport committee' still intends to take guards off the trains and introduce 'driver-only operation'. We support the RMT, taking 24-hour strike action against this on 8, 10 and 23 of July.

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24 May 2017

Third strike against driver-only operated trains suspended but dispute continues

The third coordinated strike action involving 2,000 workers on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail against driver-only operation scheduled for 30 May has been suspended following the bombing in Manchester

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3 May 2017

Transport union protests against driver-only operation outside parliament

Just over a year after the Southern Rail dispute began, rail workers gathered to send a clear message to the government and rail companies that they will continue fighting to keep guards on the trains

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12 April 2017

Solid strike across the rail network against unsafe driver-only operation

Train strikes brought large parts of the country to a standstill on 8 April. Train guards in the RMT union struck against driver-only operation (DOO) on Merseyrail which affected the Grand National horse race, on Northern Rail and again on Southern Rail, days before the franchise's boss doubled his pay.

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5 April 2017

Walkout on three rail networks against driver-only operated trains

Further strike action across the country's rail network will take place on 8 April

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5 April 2017

The Socialist Inbox

Letters to the Socialist's editors including Unite elections, NHS, Star Trek, and Welsh trains.

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