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RMT on rail improvement announcement for the North
Commenting on the announcement that rail improvement works will be carried out in the North of England this summer as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT welcomes the announcement that rail improvement...
Region: National
Tagged with: Transpennine Route Upgrade, North of England, Transport for the North, TfN, Rail Improvement,
RMT Scotrail guards to strike at Glasgow Central
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that Scotrail guards are to strike at Glasgow Central in a series of actions from the end of this month over the abuse of disciplinary procedures Following a ballot RMT's Lead Officer and local Union...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Scotrail, guards, conductors, Glasgow Central,
RMT responds to Northern Infrastructure announcement
Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said; “Investment to upgrade public transport in the North of England from the government is long overdue and the government should be supporting a national strategy for mass investment in an expanded public transport...
Region: National
Tagged with: Northern, Northern Railway, Northern Infrastructure Pipeline, Rail, North of England
RMT responds to Northern railway upgrade announcement
Senior Assistant General Secretary Mick Lynch said; “Investment to upgrade the railways in the North of England is welcome but long overdue. “This investment should also not be a one off but part of a National strategy for a mass...
Region: National
Tagged with: north of England, upgrade, railway
RMT calls for an end to cuts at Glasgow Queen Street Travel Shop
RAIL UNION RMT is today calling on the Scottish Government to ensure that Abellio Scotrail’s damaging proposals for Glasgow Queen Street travel shop are withdrawn. Glasgow Queen Street is Scotland’s third busiest station, yet under Abellio Scotrail’s plans for the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Glasgow Queen Street Travel Shop
No ScotRail cuts! demonstration
Abellio, the current ScotRail franchise holder, is planning on providing just two ticket desks offering the full range of tickets. This is a reduction from four desks in the current temporary location on Dundas Street, and six desks in the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, abellio, glasgow, queen street, ticket office
RMT on train smoke alert at Glasgow Queen Street
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT would like to thank our colleagues from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service for their prompt response to the incident this morning. “However, it raises serious questions about the current state of Scotland’s...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, abellio, glasgow, queen street
RMT to ballot Virgin Glasgow Train Managers
RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that it is to ballot Virgin Train Managers at Glasgow Central for both strike action and action short of a strike over leave arrangements which have had a severe negative impact on this particular group...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: virgin, glasgow central, train managers
Fare evasion rockets
In the wake of figures released yesterday by the Labour Group on the GLA showing that fare evasion on London Underground has rocketed by over 200%, tube union RMT revealed today that, as well as closing ticket offices, LU has reduced...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london undeground, lul, fare evasion, labour group, gla, tfl, every job matters
Increase in fare evasion linked to ticket office closures
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Today's figures from the Labour Group on the GLA are exactly in line with RMT warnings that axing ticket offices and station staff would be a false economy and would encourage fare evasion. Our warnings...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, lul, labour group, gla, tfl, ticket office, every job matters
Rail workers' protest in Glasgow over dumping of sewage
The action is part of RMT's ongoing campaign to bring forward the date when the filthy and disgusting practice will be stopped on the Scotrail franchise from December 2017 to the union target date of April 2016 - one full year after Abellio...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: sewage, glasgow central, glasgow queen street
RMT Exposes Tube Bosses' Deliberate Attempt to Mislead GLA
Following information requests from Labour GLA member Val Shawcross, LU claimed that the total job losses were 587. However, close examination of documents by RMT negotiators show that those figures are wildly inaccurate and misleading with the real number of posts...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, every job matters, lu, lul, tube, gla,