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RMT protest at Lewisham rail station this morning
RAIL UNION RMT is holding a protest outside Lewisham rail station this morning demanding urgent action in the wake of a surge of COVID-related assaults on staff. Lewisham March 2, 2021 In one incident alone last month a member of staff was...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Covid-19, Lewisham, Assaults, Southeastern, BTP
RMT calls for robust enforcement of COVID rules on buses
The union is also contacting its parliamentary group about contract buses having different loading levels to service buses - surely science determines what’s safe rather than whether it’s a contract bus (like many school buses) or a service bus. Concerns are...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, British Transport Police, BTP, Association of Chief Police Officers, Face Masks, Masks, Bus, Buses
RMT demands action from LUL over rising levels of violent assaults
TUBE UNION RMT has demanded action from tube bosses over rising levels of violent assaults after another horrific incident at Warren Street Station on Friday ‎‎afternoon. The incident, which included severe levels of physical violence and the suspect forcing his...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: London Underground, Tube, LUL, BTP, British Transport Police, Warren Street, Violence, Assault
RMT on Government mixed messaging on lockdown
Rail union RMT said today that confused and conflicting messaging from Boris Johnson and his government has led to a huge surge in passengers and dangerous and predictable chaos on Cross Country services into Bournemouth today. British Transport Police have...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Cross Country, British Transport Police, BTP,
RMT survey reveals violence against Transport Workers
A new survey by transport union RMT has found that a massive 72% of frontline transport workers have experienced workplace violence in the last year alone. Of those, nearly 90% had been subjected to violence on multiple occasions. The RMT survey comes...
Region: National
Tagged with: violence, transport workers, British Transport Police, BTP, rmt survey,
RMT slams tube bosses for ignoring union crime warnings
Tube union RMT has slammed London Underground bosses for repeatedly ignoring warnings about the surge in crime on the tube as new figures issued today show that‎ thefts on the network have risen by 80% in the past three years. The...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, tfl, crime, btp, sadiq khan, mayor of london, tfl
RMT calls for action on racially aggravated offences
Rail union RMT today called for urgent Government action and increased resources after new figures released this morning showed that the British Transport Police failed to identify a suspect and make a prosecution in 37% of racially aggravated offences. The BTP,...
Region: National
Tagged with: btp, british transport police, network rail, crime, violence
RMT calls for halt to staff cuts
RAIL UNION RMT today called for a halt to staffing cuts on stations and platforms, including the removal of guards, as shocking new British Transport Police figures show that knife crime on Britain’s railways has more than tripled in the...
Region: National
Tagged with: btp, british transport police, network rail, crime, violence
RMT calls for reversal of job cuts as violent crime surges
TUBE UNION RMT has called for a reversal of job cuts and a renewed focus on safety after shocking new BTP figures released this morning show a 43% increase in violent crime on the tube network over the past three years....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tube, tfl, btp, violent crime
RMT warns of escalating violence on de-staffed railways
RAIL UNION RMT has warned of escalating violence on Britain’s railways this Christmas as staffing numbers are hacked to the bone and new figures from Network Rail reveal that the number of violent offences fuelled by alcohol at Britain’s railway...
Region: National
Tagged with: btp, british transport police, network rail, crime, violence
RMT calls for immediate halt of plans to axe guards
RMT calls for immediate halt and reversal of plans to axe guards from trains as Government minister admits they are front line in the fight against crime  RAIL UNION RMT today demanded an immediate halt and reversal of plans to...
Region: National
Tagged with: guards, conductors, driver only operation, crime, btp,
RMT calls for immediate halt to de-staffing plans
Rail union RMT today called for an immediate halt to the axing of guards and de-staffing of stations as new figures just released by the BTP show a shocking 17% increase in violence on Britain's railways. The figures, backed up by...
Region: National
Tagged with: de-staffing, guards, conductors, btp, british transport police, violence, crime
BTP have been conducting surveillance on LUL staff
TUBE UNION RMT today reacted with astonishment after revelations that the British Transport Police (BTP) have been carrying out covert spying operations on London Underground (LUL) front line staff. Even more astonishing is the revelations that these BTP officers engaged...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, btp, british transport police, tube
RMT to tell new transport minister to halt police merger
The UK's three largest railway unions have united to tell the new SNP Transport minister to dump the unwanted plans to merge the British Transport Police with Police Scotland. The RMT, TSSA and ASLEF have joined Labour in calling on...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: btp, british transport police, scotland, police scotland, snp, colin smyth
RMT again calls for resignation of Transport Secretary
‎RAIL UNION RMT is once again calling for Transport  Secretary Chris Grayling to step down as a new leaked Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) briefing on crime and security reveals the dangers to staff from rail chaos. The document warns that...
Region: National
Tagged with: gtr, govia thameslink railway, chris grayling, tory government, btp, british transport police
RMT warns Scottish Parliament against abolition of BTP
Ahead of the final vote on the Railway Policing Bill in the Scottish Parliament today‎, 27th June, RMT has reiterated its opposition the Bill’s proposals to abolish the British Transport Police accusing the Scottish Government of putting “nationalist ideology before...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: btp, british transport police, scottish parliament
RMT protest this Wednesday at Hamilton Central Station
MEMBERS OF rail union RMT will be protesting at Hamilton Central Railway Station at 1700 hours on Wednesday the 21st of June over a surge in violence towards staff – a situation which the union says management are choosing to ignore...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, hamilton, orr, office of rail and road, btp
RMT demands minority Government reverse £3 billion TFL cuts
TUBE UNION RMT has ramped up pressure on the minority to Government to reverse over £3 billion of cuts across Transport for London as officials prepared for a meeting today with tube managers to discuss safety and security measures in...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, tube, btp, cuts
RMT calls for reversal of Tory proposals to abolish BTP
Transport union RMT has today written to the Home Secretary Amber Rudd seeking an urgent meeting and urging her to abandon the proposal in the Tory manifesto to abolish the British Transport Police and calling on her to protect security...
Region: National
Tagged with: british transport police, btp, amber rudd
Scottish Government’s Transport Police proposals
The safety and security of rail workers and passengers will be put at greater risk if MSP's do not oppose the Scottish Government’s legislative plans to abolish the British Transport Police, the largest rail union has warned ahead of a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: british transport police, scottish government, scotland, btp
RMT forces shelving of plans to axe BTP sexual offences unit
After a union-led campaign to stop the axing of the specialist policing unit which investigates sexual offences on the Tube led to the plans being shelved at the weekend, main tube union RMT today demanded that they be scrapped entirely...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, btp
'Enjoy yourself and stay safe'
British Transport Police (BTP), ScotRail and trade unions are urging anyone using the rail network during the Festive period to enjoy themselves, stay safe and to respect the rail staff working at this time.   The number of BTP officers...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: christmas, british transport police, btp, scotrail, aslef, rmt
RMT response to Leytonstone stabbing incident
" That summit should involve the unions, TFL, the BTP, the train companies and Network Rail. There can be no excuse for any further delays in bringing all parties together to address the security, staffing and safety issues currently confronting our...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, tfl, btp, network rail
RMT slams "shocking complacency" of private rail companies
Responding to official figures released by BTP this morning, RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "These horrific statistics, showing that sexual assaults on our railways rose by nearly 25% over the year, expose the shocking complacency of the private train companies...
Region: National
Tagged with: sexual assaults, railways, btp
RMT demands end to staff cuts
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded an end to staffing cuts as new figures obtained by the Press Association reveal that the number of suspected race hate crimes taking place on the railways continues to rise with four reported to police...
Region: National
Tagged with: cuts, btp, race hate crimes
RMT Responds to BTP figures on crime on rail and tube
“These are truly shocking figures which just illustrate the complacency over the safety of the travelling the public which is endemic amongst the train companies, the regulators and the politicians.   “The 20% increase in sexual offences on the railways should...
Region: National
Tagged with: crime figures, btp,