- 4 Items Tagged Within News

RMT warns of new threat to UK rail jobs
RAIL UNION RMT warned today that a fire-sale of a sizable chunk of Deutsche Bahn’s UK operations jacks up a new threat to jobs and services. The proposed sell off of up to a 45 per cent minority stake in Deutsche...
Region: National
Tagged with: deutsche bahn, arriva, db schenker
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
Campaign secures future of Scotland's Millerhill rail depot
Following a high profile union and political campaign RMT has welcomed news that Network Rail have confirmed that Millerhill depot outside Edinburgh will reopen as a local distribution centre in June 2016. DB Schenker have also announced that they will keep...
Region: National
Tagged with: Millerhill, DB Schenker
RMT on announcement of over 230 job losses at DB Schenker
General Secretary Mick Cash said "This shock announcement makes a nonsense of the Governments recent claims that they are looking at expanding rail freight to meet green emissions targets. "RMT has made it absolutely clear that we will not accept...
Region: National
Tagged with: db schenker, job losses