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Plaque to remember Asquith Xavier to be unveiled
Asquith Xavier was a Chatham resident and a Guard with British Rail and played a key role in ending the last vestiges of racist colour bars on BR and was part of a wider issue that saw a massive change...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Asquith Xavier, Colour Bar, Euston Station, Chatham, NUR, RMT
RMT marks anniversary of the breaking of the colour bar at Euston station
On August 15 1966 the colour bar at Euston station was finally defeated when West Indian guard Asquith Xavier was allowed to start work after initially being refused a job. British Railways had announced, after negotiations with local leaders of the National...
Region: National
Tagged with: Asquith Xavier, Colour Bar, Euston Station, National Union of Railwaymen, NUR
RMT to ballot staff on London Midland
A string of trumped-up charges against Steve, amounting to a sustained campaign of harassment in response to his questioning of safety issues and his level of influence with union colleagues, have been exposed as bogus and have been withdrawn but...
Region: National
Tagged with: london midland, euston to tring, steve caldwell
Rail Gourmet staff at Euston balloted for action
RMT has identified a number of issues which the union believes must be resolved as a matter of urgency: •    abuse of the disciplinary and grievance procedures •    the general aggressive and bullying style of the company’s management team •   ...
Region: National
Tagged with: rail gourmet, euston, virgin west coast