RMT reacts with disgust to DFT app suggestion
RAIL UNION RMT has reacted with disgust to DFT suggestions that travel apps can replace staff in delivering accessible transport after the Department called today for the “development of travel apps to focus on boosting accessibility.”
The union has warned...
RMT on shocking new figures about disabled access
Rail union RMT said that shocking new figures issued today on disabled access to Britain’s railways reinforce the case for station and train staff and are a shameful wake-up call for the whole industry
More than 1,000 railway stations in Britain...
RMT demands end to attack on guards
RAIL UNION RMT is demanding an end to the attack on guards on Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) as Ministers have been forced to admit that the company is discriminating against disabled passengers. Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)...
Region: South East and Anglia
RMT calls for halt to axing of guards
Rail union RMT today issued a fresh call for a halt to the axing of guards on Britain’s trains as the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) announced that it will create an advisory group to support work on potential...
RMT blasts government over disabled access "sham"
Five years after the last government ‘Action plan to improve accessibility for all’ Rail Minister Paul Maynard today launched a new consultation on yet another "plan" - at the same time as the Government are demanding that train companies axe the...
Staff cuts set to wreck rail access disability target
A devastating report from 2015 commissioned by the Association of Train Operating Companies - now the Rail Delivery Group - considers how accessible Britain’s railway network will be to older and disabled people by 1st January 2020, the date by which all rolling stock...