intercity east coast - 7 Items Tagged Within News

RMT to ballot on Virgin East Coast
RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed that it has declared a dispute with Virgin East Coast and will open a strike ballot next week over a threat to jobs, working conditions and safety. The dispute has been brewing for some months...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, vtec, intercity, east coast
Our Ref: BR2/0025 22nd July 2016 Dear Colleague, DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST The RMT want you to know the truth about the current dispute situation within VTEC. Your union is aware that VTEC management are putting out regular propaganda...
Region: National
Tagged with: virgin, vtec, east coast, intercity
Our Ref: 5th July 2016 Dear Colleague, DELIVERY PLAN – INTERCITY EAST COAST Further to previous correspondence regarding the above, members will be aware that various meetings have taken place with the Company at which the Union sought guarantees on a...
Region: National
Tagged with: intercity east coast, vtec
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
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
RMT response to NAO report today on train procurement
"The NAO report also makes no mention of the fact that new trains, including the Hitachi inter-city fleet, are designed for driver only operation solely in the interests of train company profits and regardless of the safety and service implications...
Region: National
Tagged with: nao, national audit office, thameslink, train procurement, hitachi, intercity express
Rail unions seek Judicial Review over InterCity East Coast
The unions have agreed a united approach because they believe that their members’ jobs and conditions, as well as the interests of passengers and taxpayers, are threatened by the Government’s failure to adequately consult over the future of East Coast. ...
Region: National
Tagged with: intercity, east coast, judicial review, aslef, rmt, tssa,