c2c - 8 Items Tagged Within News

RMT demands that Government crack on with rail nationalisation
RAIL UNION ‎RMT today demanded that the Government take immediate action to return Britain's failing rail franchises to public ownership as it emerged that preparations have been ramped up in the past week to pave the way for the Operator...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Nationalisation, Operator of Last Resort, OLR, SWR, South Western Railway, C2C, Cross Country, GWR, Great Western Railway
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 welcomes news of new Bombardier contracts
RAIL UNION RMT today welcomed news that Bombardier in Derby has secured two new major contracts as a “victory for the workforce who have fought and battled through years of uncertainty to secure a future for train building in Britain,...
Region: Midlands
Tagged with: bombardier, c2c, west midlands trains,
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
70% of UK rail routes now owned by foreign states
RAIL UNION RMT has revealed today that following the first entry of an Italian company into the market that of 28 private rail contracts, 20, or 70%,  are now partially or wholly owned by foreign states or their railways. The RMT revelations...
Region: National
Tagged with: c2c, trentitalia, uk rail routes, foreign states
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