RMT calls for action on racially aggravated offences
Rail union RMT today called for urgent Government action and increased resources after new figures released this morning showed that the British Transport Police failed to identify a suspect and make a prosecution in 37% of racially aggravated offences. The BTP,...
RMT calls for halt to staff cuts
RAIL UNION RMT today called for a halt to staffing cuts on stations and platforms, including the removal of guards, as shocking new British Transport Police figures show that knife crime on Britain’s railways has more than tripled in the...
RMT warns of escalating violence on de-staffed railways
RAIL UNION RMT has warned of escalating violence on Britain’s railways this Christmas as staffing numbers are hacked to the bone and new figures from Network Rail reveal that the number of violent offences fuelled by alcohol at Britain’s railway...
RMT calls for immediate halt of plans to axe guards
RMT calls for immediate halt and reversal of plans to axe guards from trains as Government minister admits they are front line in the fight against crime
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded an immediate halt and reversal of plans to...
RMT calls for immediate halt to de-staffing plans
Rail union RMT today called for an immediate halt to the axing of guards and de-staffing of stations as new figures just released by the BTP show a shocking 17% increase in violence on Britain's railways.
The figures, backed up by...
RMT demands end to staff cuts
RAIL UNION RMT today demanded an end to staffing cuts as new figures obtained by the Press Association reveal that the number of suspected race hate crimes taking place on the railways continues to rise with four reported to police...
RMT Responds to BTP figures on crime on rail and tube
“These are truly shocking figures which just illustrate the complacency over the safety of the travelling the public which is endemic amongst the train companies, the regulators and the politicians.
“The 20% increase in sexual offences on the railways should...