trenitalia - 10 Items Tagged Within News

RMT condemns Government’s West Coast Main Line plans
RAIL UNION RMT responded to the DfT’s announcement that it intends to award a decade long contract to First Trenitalia to run the West Coast Main Line, by calling for an end to its obsession with privatisation, and for the...
Region: National
Tagged with: West Coast Mainline, Avanti, First, Trenitalia, DfT, Department for Transport
RMT accuses Trenitalia of trying to force bail out
RAIL UNION RMT today accused Italian state operator Trenitalia of trying to force the British people into a £20 million taxpayer bail out of their failing C2C franchise in the latest scandal to rock Britain's collapsing private rail industry. It...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: c2c, trenitalia, bail out, rail privatisation, tory government,
RMT demands that C2C drop ticket office plans
The crucial points that must be taken into account in the consultation are: · C2C is consulting on proposals to reduce ticket office opening hours at 25 stations across the network. · Many stations are facing cuts in excess of 10 hours...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: c2c, ticket office, consultation, London travelwatch, trenitalia, transport focus,
RMT slams West Coast political fix
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The announcement this morning that First Trenitalia are being shunted on to the West Coast Mainline to replace Virgin/Stagecoach in the midst of the rail staff pension row is just anothe‎r political fix by a...
Region: National
Tagged with: West Coast, Virgin, First Trenitalia
RMT slams Govt list of approved bidders for East Midlands
RAIL UNION RMT has today slammed the Government list of approved bidders for the East Midlands rail franchise as "same old bunch of failures, chancers and overseas rip-off merchants with the UK public ownership option ignored once again". The approved,...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: east midlands trains, arriva, trenitalia, first group, stagecoach
RMT slams Britain's "great rail rip off"
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “Today's  announcement is another stage in the take-over of UK rail by foreign states while the Tories ideological  hatred  of the public sector prevents the British state ownership of our railway.  Profits are set...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: c2c, trenitalia, rail privatisation,
Abellio sells 40% share in Greater Anglia to Mitsui
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Following on from National Express sale of the c2c franchise to Trenitalia, this latest sell off by Abellio of a chunk of the Greater Anglia franchise to Mitsui shows that the Britain's rail network...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: greater anglia, abellio, mitsui, national express, c2c, trenitalia
RMT slams sell off of C2C to Italian state rail operator
"This is yet another part of Britain's rail operations being sold off to a European state-owned outfit. This time it's Trenitalia, an Italian operator, that is being given an open door to plunder passengers and the public purse to subsidise...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: c2c, sell off, trenitalia
Another morning of misery for rail users
After yet another morning of breakdowns and delays on rail services  RMT has repeated it's calls for public ownership. General Secretary Mick Cash said "After another morning of delays and chaos it is time the Government got a grip and...
Region: National
Tagged with: public ownership, trenitalia
Govt invites Italian state to plunder Britain's railways
In a written statement today the Government have confirmed the list of bidders given a “fast track” passport to soak up lucrative franchises on Britain’s rip-off railways. As well as the usual list of chancers, failures, spivs and foreign state...
Region: National
Tagged with: trenitalia, arriva, db schenker