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Shocking rise in hate crimes toward disabled people on the rail network
The shocking rising level of hate crime toward disabled people travelling on Britain’s railways is a wake-up call to the industry to stop the cost-cutting that has emptied staff from trains and stations said RMT General Secretary Mick Cash today....
Region: National
Tagged with: Disabled Passengers, Hate Crime, Railway, Department for Transport, Access For All, DPAC, DfT
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...
Region: National
Tagged with: accessibility action plan, consultation, disabled access, dft, department for transport, paul maynard, dpac, doo, driver only operation
Glasgow protest in support of disabled people’s access
RAIL UNION RMT and Disabled People Against Cuts Glasgow will be protesting on Monday for the rights of disabled people to have a fully accessible and safe rail service. There will be joint protests and leafleting on Monday 8th May...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: dpac, disabled people against cuts, protest, rail access
Glasgow protest in support of disabled people’s rail access
RAIL UNION RMT and Disabled People Against Cuts Glasgow will be protesting next week for the rights of disabled people to have a fully accessible and safe rail service. There will be joint protests and leafleting on Monday 8th May...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: dpac, disabled people against cuts, rail access, safe scottish trains
Southern RMT guards strike "solid and determined".
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Reports from all locations this morning confirm  that the strike action is rock solid and determined again across the Southern Rail network as we fight to put rail safety and access before the profits...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, gtr, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, dpac
DPAC to join Southern Guards picket line tomorrow morning.
Campaigners from Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC) will join the RMT picket line at Victoria Station at 8am tomorrow as they show their support and solidarity with the fight to retain safety-critical guards on Southern Rail services. The whole...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, gtr, doo, driver only operation, guards, conductors, dpac