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Rail fare increases
- Commuters to London pay £387 a month, compared with £61 in Paris or Rome - Rail fares have shot up twice as much as wages and inflation over the past decade - Campaigners point to “failed privatisation” as key driver of high...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, rail fares
RMT Action for Rail fares protest at Glasgow Central Station
RMT Action for Rail fares protest at Glasgow Central Station last night Press photo hand out. Credit: RMT RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail,
UK commuters paying six times as much
UK commuters spend up to six times as much of their salary on rail fares as other European passengers Commuters on the UK’s privatised railways returning to work today (Monday) will face new fare increases, while spending up to six...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, fare rises
RMT Action for Rail - outside Carlisle Citadel station
From RMT press office Press photo hand out Fares protest at Carlisle Citadel this morning Credit: RMT Ends RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, carlisle citadel
Rail fare rip-off protests in Liverpool and Wolverhampton
PRESS PICTURE HAND OUT Rail fare protests in Liverpool and Wolverhampton this morning on Action for Rail day of action. Credit: RMT Ends RMT Other News storify feed
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail,
Unions slam latest fare hike rip-off
Today’s (Saturday) rail fare increases are a consequence of rail privatisation, says Action for Rail – a campaign by rail unions and the TUC.   The one per cent increase today to season tickets and other regulated fares will mean...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, tuc, rmt, fare rises
Carlisle Citadel Station this morning with Lee Sherriff
From RMT press office   Press photo handout.   RMT Northern and Transpennine Express Franchise Campaign postcard handout - Carlisle Citadel Station this morning with Lee Sherriff Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Carlisle.   Credit. RMT
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, tpe, transpennine express, action for rail
RMT rail protest in Newcastle this morning
RMT rail protest in Newcastle this morning supported by Dave Anderson MP for Blaydon.   Credit. RMT
Region: North East
Tagged with: northern rail, tpe, transpennine express, action for rail
New public ownership calls as rail fares set to rise
Next year’s wage-busting fare hikes will mean that rail fares will have increased by 24.9 per cent over the current parliament (2010 to 2015), and have risen faster than wages in every year. Over the same period, average earnings have increased by just...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, tuc, rail fares
Spending cuts threaten safety of passengers and rail workers
The research carried out on behalf of the four unions behind the campaign – ASLEF, RMT, TSSA and Unite – by the Working Lives Institute at London Metropolitan University is based on the findings of focus groups conducted with railway...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, network rail, spending cuts
Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern protest on Tuesday
The RMT backed Action for Rail campaign will hold a day of action on Tuesday (17 June) to protest the proposed new single merged Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise. The government intends that the company Govia Thameslink operate a...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: action for rail, thameslink, southern, great northern
Fourth Rail Package – Action for Rail online campaign
Compared to publicly owned railways in Europe, we have the highest fares, and evidence shows that our trains tend to be more over-crowded and slower than those in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Currently, on the whole, every EU member...
Region: National
Tagged with: action for rail, fourth rail package
RMT Wessex anti-rail cuts campaign targets Portsmouth
As part of the RMT’s ongoing campaign against the attacks on jobs and safety, there will be a Stop McNulty/Action for Rail demonstration next Wednesday 22nd  Jan between 5.30pm-6.30pm at Portsmouth & Southsea Station, followed by a public meeting in,...
Region: Wessex
Tagged with: action for rail, no to mcnulty,
UNIONS STAGE FARES AND PRIVATISATION PROTESTS
As many people prepare for their first day back to work after the Christmas break, rail campaigners are today (Thursday) warning that British commuters could be spending over three times more of their salary on rail travel than passengers on...
Region: National
Tagged with: fare rises, new year, action for rail, rmt