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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...