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RMT welcomes news of new Bombardier contracts
RAIL UNION RMT today welcomed news that Bombardier in Derby has secured two new major contracts as a “victory for the workforce who have fought and battled through years of uncertainty to secure a future for train building in Britain,...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: bombardier, c2c, west midlands trains,
Bombardier union RMT responds to company global statement
"RMT is keeping a close watch on any potential impact of today's Bombardier global announcement on the train building operations in Derby. We have been in contact with the company today and we are seeking firm assurances from them. The...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bombardier
Bombardier union RMT demands Government intervention
General Secretary Mick Cash said; “With a desperate shortage of rail rolling stock in Britain it is criminal that jobs are being axed at the UK’s last train building workshop, Bombardier in Derby.  There is plenty of work for this...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bombardier, job losses
RMT blasts Northern Rail trains scandal
Unions have branded a decision to hand a £490 million train building contract to Spain a "kick in the teeth". Bombardier's Derby operation was reportedly bidding for the deal to provide 281 vehicles to Arriva Rail North but has lost out...
Region: National
Tagged with: bombardier, northern rail
RMT calls for London Overground trains to be built in Derby
TfL has shortlisted the bidders for the trains which are due to arrive in 2017 and which will run on new London Overground routes out of Liverpool Street station and also replace the current two-car diesel trains on the Gospel Oak...
Region: National
Tagged with: London Overground, LOROL, Bombardier
RMT backs Derby Rally to Support UK Train Manufacturing
After a high-profile and sustained campaign, the Bombardier train manufacturing plant at Derby has been awarded the contract to build the new fleet for the Crossrail trans-London line. This was an important victory both in terms of securing work for...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: derby, rally, bombardier, crossrail