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RMT responds to Government loan to fund Crossrail
RAIL UNION RMT today responded to reports that the Government had loaned Transport for London £850 million to complete the Crossrail project, following negotiations, by calling for London’s Transport and its vital infrastructure projects to be put on a stable...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Crossrail, Transport for London, TfL, Grant Shapps
RMT on Crossrail speculation
Responding to reports that the Capital's Crossrail line could be mothballed without immediate funding transport union RMT today called on the Government to stop using TFL as a political football. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "What's happening between the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Crossrail, Transport for London, TfL, Covid-19, Funding
RMT calls on London Mayor
RAIL UNION RMT has today called on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to take immediate measures to bring Carillion’s London rail contract work into direct public ownership through Transport for London with guaranteed protection for the workforce, their jobs, pay, conditions...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: carillion, tfl, sadiq khan, london overground, crossrail, heathrow express,
RMT to ballot for action on Crossrail project
RMT Works Train Controller members (engineering staff) working for VGC and based at Plumstead Depot on the Crossrail Project recently submitted a collective grievance and held discussions with VGC management regarding their rate of pay, which they have learned is...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: crossrail, elizabeth line, vgc, works train controller
Crossrail fees dispute exposes chaos of rail privatisation
A report in today’s Financial Times has revealed that a legal dispute between Crossrail  and the Heathrow owners, which includes Spanish outfit Ferrovial and  Qatari and Chinese sovereign investment funds, over track access charges has now been referred to the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: crossrail, elizabeth line, heathrow express, rail privatisation
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
Bombardier union RMT on Crossrail fleet award
"RMT will fight to defend British workers' jobs in every corner of the country from Bombardier in Derby to London Underground and today's announcement is just more evidence that when we stand and fight together we can win.  " Ends
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: bombardier, crossrail,