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RMT suspends Stagecoach South West strike action tomorrow
Bus union RMT has confirmed that all strike action on Stagecoach South West tomorrow has been suspended to allow members to have their say on a revised offer received from the company in last ditch talks today.
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Stagecoach, Industrial Action, South West
RMT strike on Stagecoach South West goes ahead
BUS UNION RMT confirmed today that strike action on Stagecoach buses in the South West goes ahead on Monday as part of the fight for pay justice for bus workers. The union has reacted angrily by attempts by Stagecoach managers...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Stagecoach South West, Bus, Pay Justice,
Bus workers strike goes ahead in the South West
BUS UNION RMT said today that a strike on Stagecoach Southwest will go ahead on Monday after rejecting a company pay offer loaded with savage cuts to conditions and benefits that would drive even more key staff out of the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Stagecoach South West, Bus Drivers, Pay Justice
RMT confirms strikes on Stagecoach buses
BUS UNION RMT confirmed today that it is serving notice for strike action on Stagecoach buses in the South West, East Midlands and Derbyshire/Yorkshire as part of the national fight for pay justice for bus workers. The union has reacted...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach South West, Stagecoach East Midlands, Stagecoach Yorkshire, Bus Drivers, Pay, Strike
RMT members vote for action on Stagecoach Buses
BUS UNION RMT today announced that members in three more Stagecoach areas have voted by around nine to one for action as part of a national campaign to secure professional pay rates for professional staff, joining RMT members in Mansfield...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach, Buses, South West, Derbyshire, Pay Justice
RMT announces industrial action on Stagecoach East Midlands in national pay fight
Members at the Mansfield and Worksop depots will be taking the following action after a massive yes vote which reflects the anger of this particular group of key transport workers; ‎N‎ot to undertake overtime and not to undertake rest day...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach, East Midlands, Industrial Action
RMT calls for investigation into bus and coach fires
Read article HERE There have been more than 200 incidents north of the Border since 2015, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service statistics reveal. They included a coach catching fire while transporting school children in Livingston in 2019, as this footage shot by...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Bus, Coach, Fires, The Scotsman,
RMT to Ballot Stagecoach East Midlands Bus drivers
BUS UNION RMT confirmed today that it has begun sending out ballot papers for strike action to RMT Stagecoach East Midlands Bus driver members in Mansfield and Worksop over safety concerns. Following negotiations between RMT representatives and Stagecoach East Midlands...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: Stagecoach East Midlands, Bus, Driver, Safety, Covid-19
RMT reacts to High Court decision on Stagecoach
RAIL UNION RMT today responded to a decision by the High Court ruling against Train Operating Company Stagecoach Group Plc following attempts to sue the Secretary of State for Transport regarding decisions to disqualify the Group from three rail franchise...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach Group, Rail Franchising, Railways Pension Scheme,
RMT warns rail franchise chaos set to deepen
Rail union RMT warned today that the franchise chaos on Britain's railways is set to deepen with key player First Group under increasing pressure from ‘activist investors’ Coast Capital to exit its UK rail operations. The warning comes the day...
Region: National
Tagged with: first group, southeastern, go ahead, stagecoach, rail review, williams review,
RMT members rock solid again this morning on EMT
RMT members are "rock solid, united and determined" again this morning in the second phase of strike action in the fight for pay and workplace justice on East Midlands Trains RAIL UNION RMT said that members on East Midlands Trains...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: eat midlands trains, emt, senior conductors, stagecoach, strike
RMT East Midlands Trains strike goes ahead tomorrow
Rail union RMT confirmed today that the second phase of  strike action on East Midlands Trains goes ahead from tomorrow as franchise holder Stagecoach stands accused of playing fast and loose with the normal talks process before they are dumped...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: east midlands trains, emt, senior conductors, stagecoach
RMT members standing firm this morning on EMT
RAIL UNION RMT said that members on East Midlands Trains are standing firm this morning in a first phase of industrial action as Stagecoach attack pay and working conditions before the Government ban them from the railways in the wake...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: east midlands trains, emt, senior conductors, stagecoach, strike
RMT East Midlands train strike goes ahead tomorrow
Rail union RMT confirmed today that strike action on East Midlands Trains goes ahead from tomorrow as franchise holder Stagecoach stands accused of cutting and running before they are dumped from the rail network in a row with the government...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: east midlands trains, emt, senior conductors, strike, stagecoach
Mick Cash to warn of co-ordinated action over pension threat
At a meeting this lunchtime at the Scottish TUC in Dundee RMT General Secretary Mick Cash will warn in stark terms of national, coordinated industrial action if there is any threat to staff pensions as a result of the collapse...
Region: National
Tagged with: pensions, stagecoach, virgin, scotrail, mick cash, tory government, rail privatisation, stuc
RMT's Mick Cash warns of national industrial action
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash warned today that any attempt to attack the pension rights of staff employed by train operating companies will result in industrial action ballots and co-ordinated action to defend the benefits accrued by the workforce. The...
Region: National
Tagged with: pensions, stagecoach, virgin, mick cash, tory government, rail privatisation,
RMT on news Stagecoach is banned from bidding for franchises
RAIL UNION RMT has demanded that immediate steps be taken to bring franchises involving Stagecoach into public ownership as it emerged that the company have been barred from bidding in the current round of franchise awards. RMT has warned that...
Region: National
Tagged with: stagecoach, virgin, rail privatisation, tory government, chris grayling
RMT demands a permanent end to privatisation
‎RMT demands a permanent end to privatisation as public sector takes over East Coast again today General Secretary Mick Cash said; "If you want to see the failures of Britain's privatised railway system writ large look no further than the...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast main line, ecml, virgin, stagecoach, dor, directly operated railways, chris grayling, tory government, privatisation
East Coast Mainline
General Secretary Mick Cash said.   "This is the second time that the Government have called upon the public sector to launch a rescue operation on the East Coast Main Line and instead of being a temporary arrangement Chris Grayling...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
East Coast RMT members reveal the failings of privatisation
RAIL UNION RMT has re-issued a report today which highlights the failings of the privatised East Coast mainline in the words of the staff who work for the service as rumours abound that Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is about to...
Region: National
Tagged with: East Coast, Franchise, Privatisation, Virgin, Stagecoach
RMT demands answers from Transport Secretary over ECML
Over two months after the Transport Secretary rose to tell the House of Commons that he would be terminating the Virgin Trains East Coast contract, staff union RMT has demanded to know exactly what is going on and has once...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT responds to Labour calls over ECML private scandal
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The successive and expensive private failures on the East Coast shame the nation that gave the railways to the world. "RMT supports calls to build a public and political coalition that can end this scandal...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT demands clear answers over future of East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT today issued a direct challenge to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to give clear answers and to end the barrage of obfuscation over the future of the inter-city East Coast Main Line as a series of parliamentary answers...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT demands answers from transport secretary on East Coast
Over a month after the Transport Secretary rose to tell the House of Commons that he would be terminating the Virgin Trains East Coast contract, staff union RMT has demanded to know exactly what is going on and has once...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
Stagecoach and Virgin being set up to continue running ECML
RAIL UNION RMT can today reveal that failing transport secretary Chris Grayling is gearing up to reward greedy privateers Stagecoach and Virgin with a new contract to run services on the East Coast Mainline in a massive reward for corporate...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT warns of looming new East Coast crisis
Published on 21st December 2017 – three weeks after the latest failure on East Coast broke – it states clearly that the company is "in the process of winding down its remaining obligations and moving to dormant company status".   In...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT supports petition calling for ECML public ownership
A petition – supported by rail union RMT – calling for failing Virgin Trains East Coast to be brought into public ownership is being handed in today – 20 Feb – as a government decision on the future of the franchise...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, virgin trains east coast, ecml, stagecoach, we own it, chris grayling
RMT on Transport Committee probe into East Coast shambles
"The inquiry by the House of Commons Transport Committee is useful if it helps nail down those responsible for dragging the East Coast Main Line into this latest private failure on these key inter-city services.   "However, RMT is still...
Region: National
Tagged with: ecml, east coast main line, virgin east coast, virgin, stagecoach, chris grayling
East Coast rail shambles deepens
RAIL UNION RMT today accused the Government of an “act of mindless industrial vandalism” as it was confirmed that the public sector rail franchise failsafe option, Directly Operated Railways, was broken up and outsourced to a consortium of consultants and...
Region: National
Tagged with: ecml, east coast mainlinee, dor, directly operated railways, national express, virgin, stagecoach, virgin east coast
RMT demands answers on behalf of East Coast workforce
RAIL UNION RMT today accused Chris Grayling and the Tory Government of leaving thousands of rail workers “dangling by a string” as key operational questions about what happens next with the collapsing East Coast rail franchise remain unanswered. RMT General...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, ecml, virgin east coast, virgin, stagecoach, chris Grayling, rail privatisation
RMT calls for immediate renationalisation of East Coast line
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "This shameful fiasco on one of Britain's main rail routes needs to end and it needs to end now. RMT warned that taking the East Coast lines out of the hands of the successful...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast mainline, ecml, virgin east coast, stagecoach, nationalisation
RMT demands assurances on jobs on Stagecoach in Norfolk
BUS UNION RMT is demanding assurances on jobs and services after Stagecoach announced today that it is “reviewing” services and flagging up the possible closure of the King’s Lynn depot and the axing of lifeline Norfolk bus routes. More than...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: stagecoach in norfolk, stagecoach, bus, jobs, services
Chris Grayling: Specialist in failure
As Chris Grayling is called before Transport Committee to explain rail electrification fiasco today RMT sets out full charge sheet against "specialist in failure" Transport Secretary  As Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is hauled before the Transport Select Committee today, Monday...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, transport secretary, ecml. east coast, virgin, stagecoach, northern powerhouse
RMT supporting Big Branson Bail-out protest this morning
"The two billion pound East Coast bail out is just another scandal embroiling this rotten Government and adds to the growing charge sheet of waste and incompetence.    "There is no way the taxpayer should be picking up the tab...
Region: National
Tagged with: we own it, ecml, east coast, virgin, stagecoach, toty government, rail privatisation
RMT members prepare to strike on West Coast for pay justice
As RMT members prepare for the first of a series of strikes on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin West Coast tomorrow (Friday 15th December)  in a fight for workplace justice and equality, and with workers on Virgin Trains East Coast balloting...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin group, stagecoach, virgin west coast, vtec
RMT demands action over rodent infestation on VTEC
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded urgent action over rodent infestation on Virgin Trains East Coast  after pictures emerged clearly showing droppings in the food preparation and kitchen area on a VTEC unit. – pictures attached RMT has written to the...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, stagecoach, virgin, virgin trains, east coast, rodent droppings
Stagecoach profits jump 8%
Transport group Stagecoach has reported an eight per cent surge in statutory first-half profits in the same week that rail union RMT begins balloting for industrial action for a fair deal on pay and conditions on the East Coast service...
Region: National
Tagged with: stagecoach, virgin trains, vtec, east coast, profits, privatisation,
RMT ballot opens this week on Virgin East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that balloting of members for both strike action and action short of a strike on Virgin East Coast will begin this week after the company decided to impose a pay offer that had previously been...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, virgin east coast, vtec, stagecoach, strike ballot
RMT slams latest corporate welfare racket on East Coast line
Rail union RMT today slammed the Tory Government’s announcement that the East Coast rail franchise will be terminated three years early to be replaced with a new partnership model.   The move will allow the train operator’s, Virgin Group and...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtec, virgin east coast, virgin group, stagecoach, east coast mainline,
Massive vote for strike action on Virgin West Coast
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that members on Virgin West Coast services have voted massively by over nine to one in favour of both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay justice. The ballot...
Region: National
Tagged with: vtwc, stagecoach, virgin trains, virgin west coast, strike action ballot, pay justice
RMT SUSPENDS ACTION ON STAGECOACH SOUTH WEST BUSES
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The union is able to confirm that new pay proposals have been tabled by management following intense negotiations. "After careful consideration and noting this development, the union’s National Executive Committee has decided to suspend...
Region: National
Tagged with: Stagecoach, South West, Dispute
RMT confirms strike action on Stagecoach South West Buses
BUS WORKERS UNION RMT today confirmed that members on Stagecoach South West buses will be mounting a major programme of strike action in a fight for pay and workplace justice. RMT’s executive has taken the decision to call on all...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, strike action, buses, exeter, torquay, barnstaple
RMT confirms vote for action on Stagecoach South West Buses
Over 78% of RMT members’ voted for strike action whilst nearly 90% voted for action short of a strike.   RMT members are angry that the company has tabled a pay and conditions package that doesn’t even keep pace with the Retail...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, pay dispute, strike action, bus
RMT to ballot Stagecoach South West bus staff
BUS UNION RMT said today that it is to ballot Stagecoach bus staff across a large area of their South West operations for both strike action and action short of a strike in a dispute over pay. RMT members are...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, bus, pay, exeter, torquay, barnstaple
East Coast rail route franchise on brink of collapse
Rail union RMT has demanded that the Government return the East Coast rail routes to public ownership after it emerged this morning that Stagecoach are in talks with the Government over financial chaos on the franchise. The news came as...
Region: National
Tagged with: ecml, east coast rail route, virgin, stagecoach
RMT confirms strike vote across Stagecoach South West buses
Bus union RMT confirmed today that hundreds of drivers and other staff will be balloted for strike action over the victimisation and sacking of a branch official. Over 400 staff will take part in the ballot with the majority based in...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach, stagecoach south west buses
Virgin and Stagecoach hook up with French state over HS2
General Secretary Mick Cash said ;   "This is yet another land grab on Britain's railways by the French state with SNCF and Richard Branson both realising that this new franchise will be a one way ticket to the bank for...
Region: National
Tagged with: hs2, virgin, stagecoach, sncf
RMT slams Govt list of approved bidders for East Midlands
RAIL UNION RMT has today slammed the Government list of approved bidders for the East Midlands rail franchise as "same old bunch of failures, chancers and overseas rip-off merchants with the UK public ownership option ignored once again". The approved,...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: east midlands trains, arriva, trenitalia, first group, stagecoach
Exeter Stagecoach South West bus drivers ballot
BUS UNION RMT confirmed today that it will be balloting its Exeter Stagecoach South West bus driver members for strike action and action short of a strike over inadequate provisions following a move from their city centre depot. The ballot...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: stagecoach south west, bus, bus drivers, exeter, ballot
Southern Rail owners Go Ahead ramp up dividends
 New research by transport union RMT has found that as passenger brace themselves for yet another fare increase in the New Year the four big transport groups that own many of Britain’s Train Companies are so profitable that they are...
Region: National
Tagged with: southern, gtr, govia, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, rmt, transport union, transport workers union, virgin, go ahead, stagecoach, national express
RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015
Our Ref: B/0001/NG 23rd November 2015 Dear Colleague RATES OF PAY & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 2015 – STAGECOACH IN NORFOLK (STAGECOACH EAST) STRIKE SUSPENDED - WORK AS NORMAL After careful consideration, the union’s Executive committee has decided to suspend the industrial action to...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: stagecoach in norfolk, stagecoach east
RMT calls 24 hour strike on Stagecoach buses
Following a massive vote for strike action, and a continuing refusal by the company to make progress on the key issues of pay and working conditions, transport union RMT has confirmed today that it is to take 24 hours of strike...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: stagecoach in norfolk, stagecoach east
Another great day for the rail rip-off merchants
General Secretary Mick Cash said today. "This is another great day for the rail rip-off merchants as Stagecoach blag themselves a money-spinning franchise extension on East Midlands Trains without a hint of competition and with no consideration of the public...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: stagecoach, east midlands trains
RMT protests on last day of East Coast Main Line
The protests, on Saturday 28 th February, will take place as follows:   Kings Cross, London – 09.00 – 10.00hrs Edinburgh Waverley – 08.00 – 09.00hrs Doncaster – 09.00 – 10.00hrs   Since 2009, East Coast has returned over £1bn to the Treasury – paying...
Region: National
Tagged with: east coast, ecml, virgin, stagecoach
RMT Slams Re-Privatisation of the East Coast Mainline
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said:   "It is a national disgrace and an act of utter betrayal that the government has confirmed that it is bulldozing ahead with the re-privatisation of the East Coast Main Line despite all the...
Region: National
Tagged with: East Coast, Franchise, Privatisation, Virgin, Stagecoach