Southern Rail

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

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Southern Rail services disrupted after train caught fire

Southern Rail disrupted again after train caught fire

Southern Rail disrupted again after train caught fire

Southern Rail have launched an investigation into the incident which happened at around 5am this morning

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Southern Rail: Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Southern Rail: Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Last month, the company released an advert on Twitter urging customers to contact the RMT – to much controversy

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

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT member

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT spokesman

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT spokesman

The union has announced fresh industrial action over the holiday period

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Southern Rail Strikes: Workers to stage fresh action in December over conductor roles

Southern Rail passengers face Christmas Eve chaos as union announces fresh strikes

Southern Rail Strikes: Workers to stage fresh strikes in December

There's been tension between the RMT and Southern Railways for a number of months over the role of conductors on trains

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Southern Rail commuters face Christmas misery with yet more strikes planned

Southern Rail commuters face Christmas misery with yet more strikes planned

RMT also announces timetable for strike ballot among almost 3,500 London Underground workers

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

RMT union suspends strike planned for November, at request of the British Legion

RMT union suspends strike planned for November 3 at request of British Legion

RMT union suspends strike planned for November 3 at request of British Legion

The RMT union has suspended their strike, citing pressure from UK armed forces charity

Lawyers warn the government about health and safety risks on Southern Rail

Southern Rail crisis: Lawyers ask when government will terminate troubled franchise

Southern Rail crisis: Lawyers ask when troubled franchise will be terminated

The Association of British Commuters has raised serious concerns as the dispute drags on

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

'Trade unions are inappropriate for Britain and should have immunity from legal action removed', says leading journalist

Southern Rail crisis: 'Sorry Jeremy Corbyn but unions have no place in modern Britain'

'Sorry Jeremy Corbyn but unions have no place in modern Britain'

Journalist Leo McKinstry says trade unions and their 'radical ideology' are out of step with 21st century society

'The Department for Transport are calling the shots on Southern Rail', says Aslef

Southern Rail crisis: Department for Transport calling the shots, says Aslef union

Southern Rail crisis: Department for Transport calling the shots, says union

The Aslef union have announced their plan to ballot train drivers on industrial action, as strikes from the RMT union continue this week

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

Southern Rail drivers to be balloted on industrial action, says Aslef union

RMT union workers are striking again this week over a dispute about the role of conductors, now the Aslef union has claimed it will ballot drivers on industrial action

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Southern Rail urges RMT to have a referendum on the role of conductors

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

Last week the RMT union called three days of strike action, with more planned this week, Southern Rail is asking the union for a referendum on the dispute

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

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

'Southern Rail are oblivious to what passengers think' after 'Let's strike back tweet', says leading travel journalist

Southern Rail's Let's Strike Back tweet 'shows they're oblivious to their passengers'

Southern Rail's Let's Strike Back tweet 'shows they're oblivious to passengers'

Rail industry journalist Christian Wolmar slams Southern Rail for tweeting a call to action to customers after spate of problems

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

New strikes over the role of conductors are set to start on October 11th

Southern Rail: call for support on Twitter backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail have been in a long dispute with the Rail, Maritime and Transport union over the role of conductors on trains

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'

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Strikes continue on Southern Rail causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

The RMT union is continuing strike action today, over a dispute about the role of conductors working for Southern Rail

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Commuters wait for a train at Clapham Junction

Southern Rail commuters are sick of the chaos and humiliation - that's why we've launched a legal challenge

'We've launched a legal challenge to find truth behind the Southern Rail chaos'

The treatment of passengers, staff, the elderly and the disabled is unconscionable, and the Association of British Commuters has decided to take a stand

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

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

ASLEF union suspends strike action after being issued with legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Lawyers for Govia Thameslink Railway raised the issue of drivers' legal place of work based around a depot in Brighton

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…

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…

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

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