Rail strikes

Monday, December 2, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Delays and cancellations as Christmas railway strike begins

Delays and cancellations as Christmas railway strike begins

Hundreds of thousands of rail passengers have faced delays and cancellations as South Western Railway workers begin a 27-day strike.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

Passenger satisfaction with rail services has fallen to a 10-year low after the industry was plagued by a series of issues.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

South West trains

New Year's Eve rail strike planned over train guard dispute

New Year's Eve rail strike planned over train guard dispute

Workers on South Western Railway are to stage two fresh strikes, including on New Year's Eve, in the bitter dispute over guards on trains.

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

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay', says general secretary

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay', says general secretary

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay'

General Secretary of Aslef Mick Whelan says the deal is a compromise from the original position

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

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

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Southern Rail passengers face more disruption as Aslef members will vote on strike action in pay row

Southern Rail passengers face fresh nightmare as Aslef members vote on strike action in pay row

Southern Rail passengers face fresh nightmare as drivers vote on strike action

An overtime ban is already set to begin on June 29 in a separate row over driver-only trains

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Series of strikes by thousands of workers begin on the run up to Christmas

Series of strikes by thousands of workers begin in run-up to Christmas

Series of strikes by thousands of workers begin in run-up to Christmas

A wave of strikes are set to launch by thousands of workers this week, hitting rail, post and airline industries in the run-up to Christmas

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Virgin Trains East Coast to stage a 24 hour strike

After Southern Rail disruption, RMT union announces fresh strike on Virgin Trains East Coast network

Virgin Trains East Coast to stage a 24 hour strike

The union has said the strike will be over jobs and conditions

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Association of British Commuters launches a crowdfunding campaign to take action on Southern Rail problems

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

They hope to raise £25,000 for a judicial review into the Department for Transport and how they have handled problems with Southern Rail

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

'This is the last resort for staff', says shadow transport secretary on rail strikes

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether, says shadow transport minister

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald tells talkRADIO that industrial action on the cross-channel service, along with walkouts at Southern Rail and the East Coast, are "absolutely critical" to the continued safety and security of services…

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT general secretary on Southern and ScotRail

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT general secretary on Southern and ScotRail

'They're putting cost before safety', says RMT on Southern and ScotRail

Staff who work for Southern and ScotRail have gone on strike in protest to driver-only trains