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INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 11th November 2015 TO ALL FIRST GREAT WESTERN MEMBERS Dear Colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) Further to my letter dated the 28th September 2015 with regards to the above matter and where I informed you that the RMT was...
Region: National
Tagged with: iep, intercity express programme, first great western
Taxpayer to foot £3 million a week bill for trains
RAIL UNION RMT demanded urgent action this morning after it emerged at the weekend that the taxpayer is set to be lumped with a bill of nearly £3 million a week to pay Japanese fleet supplier Hitachi for trains that...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: great western, iep, hitachi
First Great Western compensation improvement calls
17th September 2015 IMMEDIATE   RMT calls for First Great Western compensation millions to be used to improve new Intercity Express Trains     RAIL UNION RMT today called for the £ 18,813,455 million windfall handed to First Great Western (FGW) by...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, network rail, compensation
Inter City Express Programme (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 1st September 2015 Dear Colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) Firstly, congratulations to all our FGW members on the successful strike action taken over the weekend. The strike action was solidly supported at all locations right across First Great...
Region: National
Tagged with: iep
FGW Dispute. Bristol today with Brunel supporting the RMT s
FGW Dispute. Bristol today with Brunel supporting the RMT strike action. Ends Credit: RMT
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
Plymouth FGW dispute picket and supporters
Pickets and supporters out in force today in Plymouth as FGW action continues. Credit: RMT Ends
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
RMT pickets at Reading Station over FGW strike
Pickets at Reading station as 72 hours of rock solid action on FGW continues. Credit: RMT Ends
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
Press picture hand out
Action rock solid in all areas.   Credit: RMT   Ends
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
Intercity Express Programme (IEP)
To: ALL FGW RMT MEMBERS Our Ref: HC/14/2 27 August 2015 Dear colleague Intercity Express Programme (IEP) I would like to reiterate my message to you yesterday and congratulate you on such a magnificent display of solidarity with your colleagues and rock...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: fgw, first great western, iep
Strike action to go ahead on First Great Western
RAIL UNION RMT said today that strike action in the dispute with First Great Western will go ahead as planned this weekend as the company continues to fail to offer clear-cut assurances on the core issues impacting on staff and...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: fgw, first great western, iep
INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 26th August 2015 Dear Colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) INDUSTRIAL ACTION REMAINS IN PLACE First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our members on the successful strike action taken last weekend over the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 20 August 2015 To: First Great Western RMT Members Dear colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) Further to previous correspondence, you will know doubt be aware that talks with the company have taken place over the last two days. While...
Region: National
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INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP)
Our Ref: HC/14/2 3rd August 2015 Dear Colleague INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME (IEP) RMT calls additional strike action and industrial action short of strike Following the 48 hours strike action solidly supported by our members over the threat to jobs, services and safety...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike, industrial action
RMT names new strike dates on First Great Western
The action is as follows: All Grades (Excluding Fleet Maintenance Members) All members excluding Fleet Maintenance grades will be instructed not to book on for any shifts that commence between:- •    00.01 hours and 23.59 hours on Sunday 23rd August 2015 •  ...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike, industrial action
RMT remains in dispute with First Great Western
First Great Western released a statement to the media yesterday claiming that “We have moved significantly in every area, giving the RMT clear assurances on job security and safety”.  The reality is, however, that media claims from the company are...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep,
RMT on confirmation that TSSA are balloting for FGW action
"With this latest development, and following on from RMT's rock solid 48 hours of action last week, now is the time for FGW to get back round the table and offer the very basic set of assurances we have been calling...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: fgw, first great western, iep, hitachi, tssa
Second full day of First Great Western strike "rock solid"
Second full day of First Great Western strike "rock solid" with pickets out in force Pickets are out in force again this morning as a strike over jobs, services and safety on First Great Western ‎enters it's second full day....
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, catering, inter city express, iep, hitachi
Solid action by RMT on First Great Western
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT members across First Great Western are solidly supporting the 48 hours of strike action over the threat to jobs, services and safety. Pickets are out in force and the mood is united and determined as...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, catering, inter city express, iep, hitachi
MP’S express dismay at actions of First Great Western
In a motion tabled in parliament today Cardiff Central MP Jo Stevens and other MPs have expressed “dismay” at the actions of First Great Western and called on company to “think again” about staffing cuts. The motion expresses concern that...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, strike action
Intercity Express Programme - Talks Breakdown – Strike Is On
Our Ref: HC/14/2 8th July 2015 Dear Colleagues INTERCITY EXPRESS PROGRAMME - TALKS BREAKDOWN – STRIKE IS ON   This morning I attended talks with First Great Western in an effort to resolve the current dispute. Unfortunately, at the present time, the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
First Great Western action remains on
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash, who met with the company earlier today, said: “At the present time, the company still feel that the configuration of the new Super Express Trains is out of their control and that it would be...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, strike action, iep
Intercity Express Programme
Our Ref: HC/14/2 1st July 2015 Dear Colleagues Intercity Express Programme First of all let me congratulate all of you on the recent ballot, you produced an excellent result and you should be commended for standing together in solidarity. Over 80% voted...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
Ballot records overwhelming vote for action on FGW
RAIL UNION RMT’s  ballot for both strike action and action short of a strike of all First Great Western members over the threat to jobs and safety from the introduction of the new Hitachi Inter-City trains has recorded overwhelming votes...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep
Ballot for action underway on First Great Western
At the end of May the union confirmed that it had entered into dispute with First Great Western over the introduction of Super Express Trains on their franchise. We made it clear that RMT were seeking the following assurances from...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first group, first great western, iep, doo, hitachi, fgw
RMT demands action from First Great Western
The Virgin East Coast assurances meet the union calls on all of the following key points:   •    No compulsory redundancies. •    No changes to job roles. •    No introduction of Driver Only Operation. •    No change to the Guards...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, virgin, east coast, iep, buffet,
RMT declares dispute and prepares to ballot on FGW
The letter, which confirms everything that RMT has been warning of since the union first saw the plans for the new trains, makes it clear that FGW are seeking to impose the following conditions for the operation of Super Express...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, catering, inter city express, iep, hitachi
RMT sets out demands for clear assurances from First Group
The latest circular issued by the First Great Western Managing Director, in direct response to the RMT campaign in relation to the Inter-City Express Programme (IEP), makes the following claims in response to the union’s campaign: “The new trains design...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: first great western, fgw, iep, inter-city express, doo, dft
Hitachi tweet confirms axing of buffet cars on new IEP train
The tweet has been sent as Hitachi load up the first of the trains prior to shipping from Japan, the units will be shipped over and will then be bolted back together flat-pack style on arrival in Britain, nailing the...
Region: National
Tagged with: intercity, iep, first great western, fgw, east coast