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govia thameslink railway - 17 Items Tagged Within News

Delegation of cleaners delivers pay justice petitions to Govia Thameslink Railways
‎GTR outsources its cleaning to Atalian Servest on the Southeastern franchise and to Churchill on the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise. As RMT research showed recently, outsourced cleaning is associated with low pay, poor conditions and job cuts, as...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, Cleaners, Petition
RMT names and shames Siemens
RAIL UNION RMT today named and shamed the multinational giant Siemens as one of the bad bosses continuing to operate on Britain's railways, as the company continues to deny recognition despite the majority of staff on the Govia Thameslink Railway’s...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Siemens, Siemens Mobility, Govia Thameslink Railway, GTR,
RMT spotlight on Churchill's Govia Thameslink Contract
RAIL UNION RMT said today that it is stepping up the campaign to name and shame the bad bosses on Britain’s railways, shining a spotlight on the appalling employment practices of Churchill’s Cleaners on their contract with Govia Thameslink Railway....
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, Churchill's Cleaners
RMT on Grayling "punishment" of Govia Thameslink
Grayling has also ruled out stripping GTR of the franchise and bringing it into public ownership despite a history of total and utter failure.  RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; "Chris Grayling's half-hearted slap on the wrists for GTR is...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: gtr, govia thameslink, chris grayling, failing grayling, tory government, rail privatisation
RMT again calls for resignation of Transport Secretary
‎RAIL UNION RMT is once again calling for Transport  Secretary Chris Grayling to step down as a new leaked Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) briefing on crime and security reveals the dangers to staff from rail chaos. The document warns that...
Region: National
Tagged with: gtr, govia thameslink railway, chris grayling, tory government, btp, british transport police
"Meltdown Monday"
RMT says that "Meltdown Monday" should spell the end of the privatised chaos on Britain's railways General Secretary Mick Cash said; "The union is picking up reports from both Northern and GTR of a hopeless lack of planning, combined with...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, southern rail, gtr, thameslink, great northern, govia, govia thameslink railway, disabled passengers, timetable
RMT slams new GTR timetable
Rail union RMT today called for Govia Thameslink Railway to be the next private train company to be stripped of their franchise as the union highlighted a disgusting insult to disabled people contained in the new timetable arrangements that come...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, southern rail, gtr, thameslink, great northern, govia, govia thameslink railway, disabled passengers, timetable
RMT warning over Govia Thameslink automated trains
Rail union RMT warned today that the news confirmed by Govia Thameslink Railway that it has run its first fully automated passenger services through Central London this morning is just another step along the road to a faceless railway. RMT...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, GTR
Call for removal of DfT from assessing GTR contract breach
RAIL UNION RMT is calling for the removal of the Department for Transport from assessing Govia Thameslink Railway’s contract breach claim amid evidence of conflicts of interests and institutional bias in favour of GTR. The Secretary of State must make...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, GTR, Contract
RMT responds to new COO and CEO appointments at GTR
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “The appointment of Nick Brown as COO at Govia Thameslink Railways opens the door to the real possibility of a new approach and new talks over the threat to the role of the guards,...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, gtr, govia thameslink, HS1, doo, driver only operation
GTR Station Staff vote to strike
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a 70% vote in favour of strike action in its ballot of members on Govia Thameslink Railways  over a threat to jobs, pay and safety from the impact of ticket office closures and the reorganisation of...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: gtr, govia thameslink, govia, station staff
GTR owners paid fat cat salaries while passengers suffer
The bosses of Go-Ahead, which owns Govia Thameslink Railway, the UK’s worst performing railway,  have been paying themselves and shareholders huge sums and bonuses while passengers suffer on a daily basis, rail union RMT can reveal today.   The “Remedial...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, Bonuses
Scandal of new GTR contract
A new government agreement, representing a last ditch attempt to prevent the termination of the Govia Thameslink railway franchise agreement, will allow the company to increase train cancellations by a third, from 23,391  to 32,000 a year, representing almost 9000 additional cancellations...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: gtr, govia thameslink, contract,
Government should scrap Govia ticket office closure plans
AS THE PASSENGER  body responsible for stations outside of the Capital, Transport Focus, today joined London Travel Watch in opposing the Govia Thameslink ticket office closure proposals, rail union RMT has called on Claire Perry, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink, Ticket Office Closures
RMT steps up pressure on Southern
RAIL UNION RMT today called for “an end to the warnings and a move to real action” from the Government to take the failing Southern Rail franchise into direct public ownership as staff launched a new fight for safety over...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, govia thameslink railways
Southern/Gatwick Express & Govia Thameslink Railway
Our Ref: BR2/0001 30th November 2015 Dear Colleague, Southern/Gatwick Express & Govia Thameslink Railway 2015 Pay Dispute Referring to our previous correspondence, I write to advise you of the latest developments in the matter of your pay. Your negotiating team had another...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern rail, gatwick express, govia thameslink
Rates Of Pay And Conditions Of Service 2015
Our Ref: BR2/0001/GTR/(CSRPO) 1 October 2015 Dear colleague Rates Of Pay And Conditions Of Service 2015 – Govia Thameslink Railway (Thameslink And Great Northern) (Customer Services And Revenue Protection Officers) Your union held a meeting with the company on 17th July 2015 over a...
Region: National
Tagged with: Govia Thameslink Railway, Thameslink, Great Northern