rail franchises - 4 Items Tagged Within News

RMT responds to Government’s extension of Emergency Measures
Responding to an announcement that the Government is extending Emergency Measures Agreements on UK rail franchises with new ERMA’s contracts transport union RMT today called on the Government to cut out the middleman and bring all UK rail franchises into...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, Emergency Measures Agreements, ERMA, Rail Franchises, Rail
RMT repeats call for GTR and Northern to lose franchises
RMT repeats call for GTR and Northern to be stripped of franchises as timetable chaos continues into second week With official performance figures this morning showing that around a third of services on GTR and Northern have either been delayed...
Region: National
Tagged with: Northern Rail, GTR, Franchises
RMT reveals that 75% of UK rail now foreign owned
  Following the shock announcement on the SW Trains routes this morning, rail union RMT has revealed that, as well as being a license to print money for the private sector, rail privatisation is proving a lucrative market for foreign...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail franchises
Shortage of drivers as train companies milk franchises
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The chronic shortage of drivers exposed today is no surprise to RMT as this is just further evidence of the greedy private train companies looking to hack back the head count by any means possible...
Region: National
Tagged with: Franchises, Driver shortage