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RMT on announcement that LNER will remain in public ownership
RMT Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said; “The Government has finally woken up, smelt the coffee and realised that rail privatisation doesn’t work after all. It’s better late than never but this decades long farcical experiment with our railways...
Region: National
Tagged with: LNER, London North East Railway, East Coast Mainline
RMT rail demonstrations in Manchester and Edinburgh tomorrow
RAIL UNION RMT will be holding protests on Monday 25th June in Manchester and Edinburgh. In Manchester RMT will be demonstrating outside a Northern transport summit where Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was due to speak until he cancelled on Friday,...
Region: National
Tagged with: ecml, east coast mainline, northern rail, chris grayling, tory government
RMT calls for Grayling to resign
RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “When the cross party Public Accounts Committee says the franchising model is broken, and that this government is to blame for both the Southern and East Coast fiascos that have cost the economy and...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, tory government, rail privatisation, public accounts committee, southern rail, east coast mainline, gtr, virgin
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 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 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,
RMT protests on last day of East Coast Main Line
The protests, tomorrow Saturday 28th 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 cash...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: east coast mainline, ecml, day of protest
ISS (East Coast Contract)
Our Ref: BR1/0001/ISS(EC) 14th August 2014 Dear Colleague, Rates of Pay & Conditions of Service 2012 - ISS (East Coast Contract) INDUSTRIAL ACTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WORK AS NORMAL ON FRIDAY 15TH AUGUST 2014 & SATURDAY 16TH AUGUST 2014 Further to my previous correspondence, dated...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: iss, east coast mainline
ISS East Coast cleaner’s strike again this week
The ISS workers have been battling for decent levels of pay in a long running campaign, with the wealthy company refusing to grant any increase since 2011, a position the union has described as "simply disgraceful and based on nothing but...
Region: National
Tagged with: iss, east coast mainline, pay justice, cleaners
German state rail to "cherry pick" East Coast Mainline
Rail union RMT has revealed today that German state railway company Deutsche Bahn, is seeking to benefit from a “back door privatisation” of the East Coast mainline which could threaten rail services on the East Coast and cost the taxpayer...
Region: National
Tagged with: Deutsche Bahn, East Coast Mainline