RMT to ballot cleaners on Stadler
RAIL Union RMT today began balloting cleaners employed by outsourcing company Stadler on Merseyrail services for strike action, following attempts to trample over member’s pay, terms and conditions.
Cleaners on Merseyrail are being threatened with the sack unless they sign...
Region: North West
RMT demands urgent investigation into Troon Station fire
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded an urgent investigation from the rail health and safety regulator into the risks posed by unstaffed stations following revelations that Troon station was completely unstaffed at the time of a devastating fire at the weekend....
RMT calls for investigation into bus and coach fires
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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...
Kings Cross Fire Anniversary
The subsequent investigation made a series of recommendations about how a repeat of such a tragedy, both in terms of a fire but also involving safe evacuation in other circumstances, could be avoided.
At 11am on Saturday 18 November at the...
Rail union RMT on Vauxhall Fire
"This morning's fire is another reminder of just how crucial a vigilant and pro-active safety culture is on Britain's over-stretched railways. "The union is aware that there are emergency evacuations of stations back down the lines from Vauxhall due to...
Region: South East and Anglia