Mick Cash

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Passengers across Britain face chaos today

Pro-Corbyn train enthusiast slams Government over train strike crisis

Pro-Corbyn train enthusiast slams Government over train strike crisis

Christian Wolmar said that, while the RMT should come to an agreement, the Government must be prepared to negotiate

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Unions blast biggest rail fare increase since 2013

Unions blast biggest rail fare increase since 2013

Unions blast biggest rail fare increase since 2013

The RMT and Transport Focus have not met an upcoming increase of 3.9% to the average ticket price in 2018 favourably

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Southern Rail: Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running dispute

Southern Rail: Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running dispute

Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running Southern Rail dispute

The news comes as the RMT conducts a major strike on Southern and four other operators

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

RMT members to be balloted over Night Tube strikes

RMT members to be balloted over Night Tube strikes

RMT members to be balloted over Night Tube strikes

The union's general secretary, Mick Cash, said London Underground bosses had neglected an agreement for career progression

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

'Rail companies are making out guards are like doormen at The Ritz', says RMT secretary Mick Cash

RMT strike: 'Rail companies are making out guards are like doormen at The Ritz', says Mick Cash

'Rail companies make out guards are like doormen at The Ritz', says Mick Cash

The RMT General Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest strike action to blight UK railways

New RMT strike set to cause travel misery across UK train operators

New RMT strike set to cause travel misery across UK train operators

New RMT strike set to cause travel misery across UK train operators

Thursday will see action take place on Southern Rail, Arriva Rail North, Merseyrail, and Greater Anglia

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Support for RMT strikes across Southern and Merseyrail workers 'solid' in driver-only trains dispute

Southern Rail workers 'solid' in support of fresh strike

Southern Rail workers 'solid' in support of fresh strike

Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North workers also walk out in latest round of industrial action by RMT

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

RMT announces ballot for new strike action on South Western Railway

The RMT made the announcement as part of a dispute over the role of guards on trains

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

RMT claims Piccadilly line Night Tube is 'in crisis' due to driver shortage

RMT claims Piccadilly line Night Tube is 'in crisis' due to driver shortage

RMT claims Piccadilly line Night Tube is 'in crisis' due to driver shortage

Mick Cash, the union's General Secretary, called on London Underground bosses to deal with the situation

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

RMT members to walk out across several train networks as new strikes begin

RMT members to strike on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail networks

RMT members to strike on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail networks

Southern Rail, Mersey Rail, and Arriva Trains North are expected to be heavily disrupted on Monday

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Train crash narrowly avoided at Liverpool Lime Street station after debris falls onto track

Train crash narrowly avoided at Liverpool Lime Street station after debris falls onto track

Train crash narrowly avoided at Liverpool Lime Street as debris falls on track

The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union warned one commuter train nearly crashed into the rubble on the tracks

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line

The RMT has confirmed that a new strike will take place in a dispute over staff displacement

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Govia Thameslink Railway invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

The parent company of Southern Rail, Govia Thameslink Railway, has invited the RMT Union for face to face talks next week in an attempt to settle their dispute

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday

Aslef has promised to suspend the industrial action planned for next week

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A Southern Rail employee stands on an empty platform during a recent strike

Southern Rail crisis: Aslef union offers to suspend strikes if Southern agrees to TUC mediation

Southern Rail union offers to suspend strikes if company agrees to TUC mediation

Aslef says it is willing to suspend industrial action after repeated walk-outs

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

Strike action on the London Underground may continue from February 6 unless the dispute is solved, the RMT Union has warned

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

RMT Union warns Transport for London to stop 'dangerous lies' about level of tube services running

RMT says Transport for London's tube strike 'lies' could lead to deadly crush

RMT says Transport for London's tube strike 'lies' could lead to deadly crush

The union has told transport bosses they must start giving accurate information about the amount of tube services running during the strike

Central London brought to a standstill as strike action brings down Tube network

Central London brought to standstill as strike action takes down Tube network

Central London brought to standstill as strike action brings down Tube network

A 24 hour walkout over ticket office closures and jobs is creating severe disruption across the capital

Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

London tube strikes: RMT's Steve Hedley admits 'I want to overthrow capitalism and put Jeremy Corbyn in power'

London tube strikes: RMT's Steve Hedley admits 'I want to overthrow capitalism and put Jeremy Corbyn in power'

Senior RMT figure admits he'd like to destroy capitalism and put Corbyn in power

Steve Hedley was speaking to talkRADIO after news of fresh strikes on the London underground

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

'It's time for a general election' - George Galloway blasts Tory government

Tory Government deserves to be booted out for Southern Rail shambles, says George Galloway

Tories deserve to be booted out for Southern shambles, says George Galloway

Our host called for a general election in response to the government's handling of the Southern Rail Strike

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Southern strikes have brought misery to thousands of people across London and the South East

Mick Cash says RMT would be open to 'Christmas truce' on Southern network

Mick Cash says RMT would be open to 'Christmas truce' on Southern network

Cash says his members are prepared to be reasonable - but Chris Grayling won't deal with them

'You're out of order' - James Whale lambasts Mick Cash over Southern Rail Strikes

James Whale hammers Mick Cash for 'using tragedy to further your own ends' in furious Southern Rail clash

'You're out of order' - James Whale lambasts Mick Cash over Southern Rail Strike

Train conductors began another two-day walkout this morning over the continuing dispute over guards' roles on trains

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A Southern train is seen passing through Battersea

Don't blame unions for Southern Rail crisis - opening train doors is far more complicated than you think

Southern Rail crisis: opening train doors is far more complicated than you think

Railway journalist Tony Miles explains what goes into operating train doors, and why it isn't a simple case of pushing a button or two

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

Talks taking place between Southern, RMT and Aslef to end prolonged period of strike action

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Delays have blighted commuters across London and the South East

Julia asks Southern Trains deputy Alex Foulds 'why don't you sort this abysmal situation out?'

Julia asks Southern Trains deputy 'why don't you sort this mess out?'

Foulds said 'there's no point in people blaming each other' for the current crisis - after clamining the RMT union had rejected Southern's proposals

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

London Underground strikes: 'The network is creaking at the seams, we must have more front line staff', says the RMT Union

London Underground strikes: Mick Cash rattled by Julia Hartley-Brewer during feisty exchange

RMT boss Mick Cash rattled by Julia Hartley-Brewer during tube strike debate

London Underground staff have voted to strike over separate disputes about safety, staffing and industrial relations. It is believed that the strikes will take place in the run-up to Christmas

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

New dispute over disabled passenger safety breaks out between the RMT and Southern Rail

Southern Rail in new dispute with RMT over disabled passenger safety as crisis drags on

Southern Rail in new dispute with RMT over disabled passenger safety

The RMT revealed that 35 stations out of 156 on Southern routes are unstaffed, while 58

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

'If Charles Horton made a deal across the table, there would be no Southern Rail dispute', says RMT Union

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

The RMT union are beginning industrial action today, in a continuing dispute over the role of conductors on the rail service

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Southern Rail strikes to go ahead after crisis talks collapse

Southern Rail strikers have been 'demonised, bullied and harassed' says Mick Cash

Southern Rail strikers have been 'demonised and bullied' says Mick Cash

Cash claims Southern's stubbornness has caused present impasse - but rail network claims union is to blame

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Southern Rail Strikes: 'Issue of pushing a button a red herring', says Railfuture

Southern Rail strikes: 'Why is this the only railway that can't solve conductor problem?'

'Why is Southern the only railway that can't solve conductor issue?'

Industrial action is due to take place over the role of conductors on Southern Rail trains - but leading campaign group has questioned the group's stance

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Unions in shock as Southern Rail are shortlisted for Community Award

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Govia Thameslink Railway is in the running for a Passengers Matter accolade - but union bosses say it's 'way beyond satire'

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Mick Cash of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers over Southern Rail strikes

RMT union defends five-day Southern Rail strike action, the longest in nearly 50 years

RMT union defends five-day Southern Rail strike action

Under pressure from talkRADIO presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer, the general secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers is forced to defend the industrial action that begins today…