Southern Railway

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

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

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, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Southern Rail: 'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief Tosh McDonald

Southern Rail: 'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief Tosh McDonald

'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief

Tosh McDonald spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the deal to end the driver-only train dispute which was rejected by union members on Thursday

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Deal to end driver-only train dispute on Southern Rail to be announced today

Deal to end driver-only train dispute on Southern Rail confirmed by TUC

Deal to end driver-only train dispute on Southern Rail confirmed by TUC

Sources have told the Press Association the deal will be announced later today

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Southern Rail commuters launch court case against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over network

Southern Rail and its operator Govia Thameslink Railway have been hit by heavy strike action over plans to bring in trains without conductors

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The RMT assistant general secretary reckoned that hosting a talkRADIO show is harder than driving a train.   So James has taken up his challenge by inviting him in tonight (Tuesday) to ‘co-host’ the show and prove that it’s not as easy as it seems…

LISTEN RMT tube strike boss Steve Hedley promises to co-host talkRADIO in heated James Whale clash

LISTEN RMT tube strike boss Steve Hedley promises to co-host talkRADIO

Steve Hedley and our host majorly clashed in the aftermath of yesterday's (Monday) strike 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

Southern Rail Strike: Chris Grayling 'needs to roll up his sleeves and sort it out', says Christian Wolmar

'A minister with courage would end the Southern Rail mess' - Christian Wolmar calls out Chris Grayling

Southern Rail Strike: Chris Grayling 'needs to sort it out'

Christian Wolmar called on the Transport Secretary to thrash out a compromise between the RMT and Southern Rail

'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

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation not the 'magic cure for dispute, says journalist

Southern Rail strike: Julia and rail journalist get angry with each other during nationalisation debate

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation 'won't solve' dispute, says journalist

Rail News editor Sim Harris believes the dispute between Southern and the rail unions isn't about nationalisation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

An estimated million people have been affected by the 48 hour walkout

Southern Rail Strike:  'it's not just about pressing a button,' train driver boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike: 'There's a lot more buttons to press than people think,' drivers' union boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike 'not just about pressing a button,' says union boss

ASLEF Union president Tosh McDonald had a dispute with Julia Hartley-Brewer as striking train drivers bring Southern Rail to a halt in a 48-hour walkout

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

'Stop making the commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail chaos

'Stop making commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail chaos

'Stop making commuters' lives a misery' - Twitter reacts to Southern Rail

Members of the RMT Union have gone on strike today, meanwhile Aslef have banned all overtime on Southern Rail

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

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

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

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

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