Tosh McDonald

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Union leader set his alarm early so he could hate Margaret Thatcher for longer

Union leader set his alarm early so he could hate Margaret Thatcher for longer

A senior union leader has said he hated former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher so much he set his alarm clock an hour earlier so he could “hate her for an hour longer” each day.

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

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, 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

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

'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