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RMT responds to damning RAIB report
RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “This a damning report that once again illustrates the importance of maintaining staffing levels on the basis of proper safety and risk assessments that must involve front line staff through their trade union. “RMT...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Waterloo, RAIB, Fatal Incident, London Underground
RMT Margam call
RAIL UNION RMT is calling for the establishment of a new body to oversee the Rail Accident Investigation Branch's recommendations in the wake of publication of their report into the Margam Rail tragedy in which two union members were killed....
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Margam, RAIB, Rail Accident Investigation Branch
‎RMT response to RAIB report into tragedy at Margam
General Secretary Mick Cash said; “Our first thoughts are with the families and friends of our members who lost their lives and our members who witnessed this tragic incident. "The RAIB report is comprehensive and raises many issues of concern...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Margam, RAIB, Network Rail
RMT calls for an absolute ban on contracting out
Rail union RMT called today for an absolute ban on contracting out‎, an end to the cuts culture, and the replacement of the ORR with a genuinely independent safety regulator after a shocking RAIB report into a track worker death...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, raib, orr, zero hours, purley, track workers
RMT General Secretary to visit Bridgend Branch
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash and Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch will be attending the union's Bridgend Branch this evening to express solidarity and sympathy with the colleagues and families of those involved in the fatal tragedy in Port Talbot...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: port talbot, network rail, track worker, orr, raib,
RMT response to RAIB report on Lime Street collapse
“The report confirms our initial response that this was a very lucky escape, as one of the trains involved was seconds away from hitting the rubble when the signal switched to red and the driver made an emergency brake application....
Region: National
Tagged with: RAIB, Lime Street
RMT seeks urgent meeting with Liverpool leaders
AN URGENT meeting with Liverpool City Region leaders is being sought today by rail union RMT following revelation of “a shocking litany of misinformation, distortion and blatant lie” in a Merseytravel report on the Merseyrail guards dispute.   A five-page...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, merseytravel, liverpool city region, raib, rail accident investigation branch, steve rotheram, doo, driver only operation, dco, guards, conductors, james street
RMT response to RAIB report into accidents and near misses
RMT staff and representatives gave evidence to RAIB during their investigation and our concerns are widely reflected in the report.   RMT call on Network Rail to instigate urgent talks between the company, the Office of Road and Rail and...
Region: National
Tagged with: raib, network rail, accidents, near misses
RMT slams bid to spin tragedy as case for DOO
RAIL UNION RMT condemned highly misleading references to a Merseyside fatal rail-accident report as an effort to justify driver-only trains on Merseyrail. The union expressed disappointment that the report by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) on the tragic 2011 James...
Region: North West
Tagged with: merseyrail, merseytravel, doo, driver only operation, raib, james street
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 key RAIB safety recommendations not being implemented
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said   "It is wholly unacceptable that key safety recommendations are taking so long to be implemented despite the explicit instructions of the main body that investigates accidents on Britain’s railways.   "RMT has repeatedly...
Region: National
Tagged with: raib, safety recommendations
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