derailment - 9 Items Tagged Within News

RMT response to Merseyrail Kirby derailment this evening
"RMT is aware of this incident and we will ensure that we are fully engaged in the investigation currently underway by the relevant bodies.  "It is essential that the full facts are established and in the meantime the union will...
Region: National
Tagged with: Merseyrail, Kirby, Derailment
RMT tribute to our member Donald Dinnie
Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said; "On behalf of the union I want to send condolences, support and solidarity to Donald Dinnie's family‎, friends and colleagues. It is absolutely clear that he was much loved and highly respected by...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Stonehaven, Derailment, ScotRail, Network Rail
RMT further reaction to Stonehaven derailment and fatalities
"The confirmation that there have been three fatalities in the Stonehaven derailment, including the driver and one of our conductor members, is the most dreadful news and this trade union's thoughts are with the families, colleagues and friends of those...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Stonehaven, Derailment, ScotRail, Network Rail
RMT response to derailment near Stonehaven
“RMT is aware of the major incident at Stonehaven and our reps are liaising directly at senior level with both ScotRail and Network Rail. “Our priority at this time is to support our members, their colleagues and their families and...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Stonehaven, Derailment, ScotRail, Network Rail
South Western Railway derailment reinforces need for guards
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT awaits the facts behind the derailment this morning and our local reps are monitoring the situation on the ground. "Yet again this incident shows the importance of having guards on our trains to...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: swr, south western railway, derailment, doo, dco, driver only operation, guards, conductors,
RAIB Watford derailment investigation to look at staffing
The Rail Accident Investigation Board (RAIB) has confirmed that its investigation into the collision and derailment at Watford on the 16th September will look at staffing issues with rail union RMT maintaining that the incident reinforced the safety-critical role played...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail accident investigation board, raib, watford, derailment
RMT on predictions of chaos at London Bridge tonight
General Secretary Mick Cash said “RMT awaits the investigation report into this derailment but it is clear that we can expect absolute chaos again at London Bridge this evening and the company appear to be confirming that on their website....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london bridge, derailment, charlton
Camden Road rail derailment issues all raised by RMT
The core issues in the report are: 1.    The high turnover and loss of experienced staff 2.    Poor and deteriorating condition of the track 3.    Slippage on key schedules and thresholds for taking corrective action 4.    Poor knowledge of the...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: camden road, derailment, raib