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Rail privatisation to blame for current disruption in Wales
Years of abject failure of the private sector to invest in new trains is the root cause of the ongoing rail chaos in Wales currently wrecking services, transport union RMT said today. The union added there had been huge underinvestment...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, transport for wales, rail privatisation, arriva
RMT on Arriva pulling out of Wales & Borders rail franchise
"This news presents a golden opportunity for the Welsh to take back control of their railways through public ownership and that opportunity should be seized with both hands."   Ends
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, arriva, wales and borders franchise
RMT calls for an end to Welsh railways "nonsense"
RAIL UNION RMT called for an end to private profiteering on Welsh Railways as four bidders are announced today to progress to the next stage in the procurement process to operate rail services in Wales and the Borders from October...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: welsh railways, arriva trains wales, abellio rail cymru, keolis amey
ILL HEALTH SEVERANCE, A. ESPOSITO, GUARD
Our Ref: BR2/5/1 15th June 2016 Dear Colleague, ILL HEALTH SEVERANCE, A. ESPOSITO, GUARD – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES Further to my letter dated 3rd June 2016, I informed you of the appalling treatment our Brother Anthony Esposito received from the company to...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw
ILL HEALTH SEVERANCE, A. ESPOSITO, GUARD
Our Ref: BR2/5/1 3rd June 2016 Dear Colleagues ILL HEALTH SEVERANCE, A. ESPOSITO, GUARD – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES It has come to my attention that our Brother Anthony Esposito, a Guard working for Arriva Trains Wales, has been subject to appalling...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales
Deutsche Bahn approves UK asset sell-off
RAIL UNION RMT warned today that a fire-sale of a sizable chunk of Deutsche Bahn’s UK operations jacks up a new threat to jobs and services. The proposed sell off of up to a 45 per cent minority stake in Deutsche...
Region: National
Tagged with: deutsche bahn, arriva, arriva trains wales, chiltern railways, cross country, grand central, london overground, northern rail
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES, DRIVERS
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 27th January 2016 Dear Colleagues IMPORTANT INFORMATION: ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 ARRIVA TRAINS WALES, DRIVERS Further to previous correspondence on the above matter, I can report that significant progress has...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, drivers
RMT salutes rock solid strike action on Arriva Trains Wales
"This strike is about basic workplace justice and decent working conditions and it is down to the company to recognise the anger amongst the workforce shown this morning and to meet with the unions for genuine and meaningful talks on...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, drivers
Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2015
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 23 December 2015 Dear colleague Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2015 – Arriva Trains Wales (Drivers) Further to my earlier letter to you on the above matter, I would like to congratulate you and your colleagues for once...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: atw, arriva trains wales, drivers, industrial action
Pickets out in force at Alstom Chester
FROM RMT PRESS OFFICE Press photo handout. Pickets out in force at Alstom Chester in Arriva Trains Wales fleet engineers dispute this morning. RMT News Storify Credit: RMT   Ends RMT Other News storify feed
Region: North West
Tagged with: alstom, chester, arriva trains wales
Rail Workers to Strike in Chester
Additionally, from 07:00 hours on Friday 11th December 2015 until further notice, members will not work any overtime and will not work any rest days.   Throughout a sequence of meetings with the company rail union RMT has sought to negotiate an...
Region: North West
Tagged with: alstom, chester, arriva trains wales
Arriva Trains Wales Strike Suspended
An RMT spokesperson said:   “After important progress in last minute talks with RMT and ASLEF, and after careful consideration by the union’s executive, we have agreed to suspend the strike action due to start on Arriva Trains Wales at...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw
Talks fail and 48 hour Arriva Trains Wales strike goes ahead
The key issue at the heart of the dispute has been the unwillingness of Arriva Trains Wales to table an adequate pay offer despite unions postponing previous strike action to allow for further meaningful discussions to take place.  RMT drivers...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw,
RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – ARRIVA TRAINS WA
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 11th November 2015 Dear Colleague RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES STRIKE SUSPENDED - WORK AS NORMAL After careful consideration, the union’s Executive committee has decided to suspend the industrial action to allow further...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw
RMT CALLS 48 HOUR STRIKE ACTION
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 4th November 2015 Dear Colleagues RMT CALLS 48 HOUR STRIKE ACTION RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 ARRIVA TRAINS WALES, DRIVERS Further to my letter dated 20th October with regards to the above matter, in which I advised...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, drivers
RMT confirms 48 hour strike on Arriva Trains Wales
The key issue is the unwillingness of Arriva Trains Wales to table an adequate pay offer despite RMT postponing previous strike action to allow for further meaningful discussions to take place.   RMT drivers on Arriva Trains Wales have been...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales,
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES (DRIVERS)
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 20th October 2015 STRIKE SUSPENDED – PLEASE WORK AS NORMAL ON THURSDAY & FRIDAY Dear Colleagues RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES (DRIVERS) I can confirm your union has been in further talks...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw
RMT Calls 48 Hour Strike Action on Arriva Trains Wales
At a meeting with the company RMT was verbally advised that should the union agree to new productivity negotiations around PNB parameters and movement times, then the company would consider revising the first year element of their original pay offer....
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw
RMT CALLS 48 HOUR STRIKE ACTION
Our Ref: BR2/0001/ATW 15th October 2015 Dear Colleagues RMT CALLS 48 HOUR STRIKE ACTION RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 ARRIVA TRAINS WALES, DRIVERS First of all let me congratulate all of you on the recent ballot, you produced an excellent...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw,
Impact of cuts to maintenance and inspections exposed
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the impact of cuts to maintenance and inspections on our railways, and the dangers of running services on untested tracks, was exposed at the weekend after Arriva Trains Wales enforced blanked speed restrictions on...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: network rail, arriva trains wales, maintenance, tracks
RMT in fight for Wrexham, Brum and Shrewsbury rail services
A campaign is now under way to protect the train services which are believed to be under threat. RMT and the Shrewsbury to Chester Rail Users Association (SCRUA), which has represented the travelling public using the line since 1986 understands that...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, scrua
Breakdown in IR, Conductors, N Wales – Arriva Trains Wales
Our Ref: BR2/14/2   18 th  December 2014     Dear Colleague   BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES   Further to my letter dated the 2 nd  December 2014 with regards to the above matter and where I...
Region: National
Tagged with: Conductors, Arriva Trains Wales
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 2nd December 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS SUSPENDED Further to my letter dated 27th November 2014, I can report that ATW has agreed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, strike action, suspended
BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS N WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2   27 th November 2014   Dear Colleague   BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES   AND NOW THE TRUTH   You will have received a missive from Gareth Thomas, HR Director, Arriva Trains Wales...
Region: National
Tagged with: Arriva Trains Wales, Industrial Action
RMT to fight plans to axe catering on Arriva Trains Wales
Arriva Trains Wales have sought to blame the cut to the catering facilities on the Welsh Assembly with RMT deeply concerned that staff livelihoods are being caught in the middle of a row as the company seek to lump the...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, catering services
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike again
In a further escalation, RMT is also bringing in a ban on rest day working through into next month along with a withdrawal of goodwill and a refusal to work outside of boundaries and terms and conditions.   The full...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, conductors, strike action
Breakdown in Industrial Relations, Conductors, N. Wales ATW
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 16th October 2014 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION AND ACTION SHORT OF A STRIKE Further to my previous correspondence with regards to the above matter, I can...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, industrial action, conductors
Arriva Trains Wales conductors to strike
Following the massive vote in favour of taking strike action, RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all our ATW Conductor members at Holyhead, Chester and Llandudno Junction Depots to take the following industrial action:   •    Not...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, conductors, strike action
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 1st October 2014 Dear Colleague BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES ARRIVA TRAINS WALES - RMT CALLS STRIKE ACTION First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all our affected members for returning a...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, strike action
ARRIVA TRAINS WALES
Our Ref: BR2/4/4 23rd September 2014 Dear Colleagues IMPORTANT INFORMATION ALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED MISUSE OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES, DRIVERS – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES Further to my letter dated 19th September 2014, I am happy to report that significant progress has...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales
MISUSE OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES, DRIVERS
Our Ref: BR2/4/4 19th September 2014 Dear Colleagues MISUSE OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES, DRIVERS – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES Further to previous correspondence in respect of the above matter, first and foremost I would like to congratulate you all for returning a magnificent...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, drivers
Breakdown in Industrial Relations
Our Ref: BR2/14/2 4th September 2014 Dear Colleagues BREAKDOWN IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, CONDUCTORS, NORTH WALES – ARRIVA TRAINS WALES   I am writing to you regarding the treatment of your colleagues Brothers William Coulter and Barry Roberts who have been dismissed...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva trains wales, atw, conductors