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5 February 2020
The Socialist warned that a privatised rail service would fail, be run for profit, fares would increase, safety compromised and investment fall.
29 January 2020
Tory cabinet minister Stephen Barclay has a "gut feeling" that the 'HS2' high-speed rail link between London and the north of England will go ahead.
8 January 2020
The Tories' announcement that they are likely to revoke Northern Rail's franchise referred to Northern's service being "completely unacceptable." That's true.
5 June 2019
Skilled jobs are going and more are threatened with the possible closure of the St Rollox 'Caley' historic railway yard in Glasgow. Owner Gemini is now issuing compulsory redundancies.
9 January 2019
The government continues to claim that Britain's economy is doing great and that everyone's wages are sky high.
2 January 2019
Queues and scuffles to squeeze aboard, delays and cancellations as the life sweats out of you
24 October 2018
Rail companies have undermined the safety of passengers
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
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.
20 June 2018
Northern Rail workers in transport union RMT took their 21st day of strike action on 19 June. Train bosses want to implement 'driver-only operation' (DOO) - removing the safety-critical role of guards.
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.
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
6 December 2017
Abellio has gained a brutal reputation from its stewardship of Scotrail, Merseyrail and Greater Anglia
6 December 2017
East Coast line rescued from private failure AGAIN - biggest hike in fares for five years- transport workers under attack
9 November 2017
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
1 November 2017
The RMT has announced coordinated strikes on five different networks
25 October 2017
Despite Aslef's policy being against DOO, Southern management have talked the leadership into accepting trains running without them
12 April 2017
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.
5 April 2017
Further strike action across the country's rail network will take place on 8 April
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