Tags

- 12 Items Tagged Within News

Arriva Rail North workers to vote on action over pay
The ballot will open on 10 January and conclude on 25 January.   The dispute is over a pay offer that does not match the benchmarks for pay deals that RMT has set elsewhere in the industry.   Mick Cash RMT General...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva rail north, deutsche bahn, pay, ballot
RMT responds to savage job cuts announced at DB Cargo
General Secretary Mick Cash said “This is devastating news brought on through a combination of cut-throat practices in the UK rail freight industry and a shocking lack of Government support for this key section of our transport infra-structure. “RMT’s executive...
Region: National
Tagged with: db cargo, job cuts, deutsche bahn, cargo, rail freight,
Deutsche Bahn approves UK asset sell-off
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, arriva trains wales, chiltern railways, cross country, grand central, london overground, northern rail
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
RMT calls for assurances on Deutsche Bahn Arriva North
The company’s managing director, Alex Hynes, was guest speaker at a meeting of the Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line in Carlisle when he reportedly told the local News & Star that passengers would see the new trains operating at higher...
Region: North East
Tagged with: deutsche bahn, arriva north, driver only operation, doo
Corbyn pledges full support for Northern Rail campaign
On the day that Deustche Bahn take over the Northern Rail franchise, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has sent a message pledging full support for the rail unions campaign to defend jobs, services and safety and for a publicly owned railway....
Region: North West
Tagged with: northern rail, arriva, deutsche bahn
RMT fights on as Northern Rail is given to Deustche Bahn
TODAY -  Friday 1st April 2016 – rail union RMT will mark the first day of the Arriva (Deutsche Bahn) Northern Rail franchise with the widespread distribution of special leaflets highlighting the real impact of the rail privatisation fiasco and the...
Region: North West
Tagged with: deutsche bahn, arriva, northern rail
RMT condemns London Overground sell-off to Deutsche Bahn
RMT general secretary Mick Cash said that it was ludicrous to hand LOROL services over to the German state as Arriva have just had their contract for the Tyne and Wear Metro ripped up with that service being taken into...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london overground, lorol, deutsche bahn, arriva
RMT hails Tyne & Wear Metro victory
Transport union RMT today hailed a massive victory in the battle for public ownership as Nexus confirmed this morning that Deutsche Bahn will have their contract for the Tyne and Wear Metro ripped up with the service being taken into...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, deutsche bahn,
RMT says Deutcshe Bahn should be stripped of franchise
RAIL UNION RMT has repeated calls for wholesale public ownership of transport services after poor Metro performance led to a Council leader calling for the network’s operator to be stripped of its contract following a catalogue of errors. Last year...
Region: North East
Tagged with: tyne and wear metro, deutsche bahn, northern rail
Northern Rail boss hired by new German-state operators
RAIL UNION RMT said today that it will be stepping up the fight for jobs, services and safety across the region as it emerged that the current boss of Northern Rail has been hired by the new German-state operators to...
Region: National
Tagged with: northern rail, serco, abellio, deutsche bahn, doo, arriva
German state rail to "cherry pick" East Coast Mainline
Rail union RMT has revealed today that German state railway company Deutsche Bahn, is seeking to benefit from a “back door privatisation” of the East Coast mainline which could threaten rail services on the East Coast and cost the taxpayer...
Region: National
Tagged with: Deutsche Bahn, East Coast Mainline