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RMT responds to National Audit Office report
“Ministers promised reform after our privatised and fragmented railways resulted in the timetable meltdown in 2018 but since then the railways have lurched from crisis to crisis including the government’s disastrous attempts to cut services and pick fights with rail workers....
Region: National
Tagged with: RMT, Mick Lynch, National Audit Office,
RMT on National Audit Office report on decline in bus use
“This decline in bus usage since 2010 is a direct result of our deregulated and privatised bus industry, under which the private operators are consumed with profiteering and axe socially necessary routes at their whim. “The NAO report rightly highlights that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Bus, National Audit Office
Damning National Audit Office report into Southern
In a report today the National Audit Office (NAO) detail the Department for Transport’s (DfT) abject failure with regards to the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) Franchise.   Noting that between September 2014 and September 2017 GTR passengers have experienced the worst overall...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: southern, southern rail, gtr, nao, national audit office, guards, doo, driver only operation
RMT responds to National Audit Office report
RAIL UNION RMT today slammed rail companies for wasting £120 million on a botched and unpopular ticketing system as the National Audit Office published the findings from its investigation into the Department for Transport’s progress in implementing the South East...
Region: National
Tagged with: national audit office, department for transport, dft, rail delivery group, south east flexible ticketing programme
RMT responds to Great Western “modernisation” fiasco
Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said:                                                                                                                                                                         “This National Audit Office report is a shocking indictment of the mismanagement of our railways. Huge sums that are desperately needed to upgrade and modernise the rail infrastructure down to Wales and the...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: great western, national audit office, nao, department for transport, dft
RMT hits back at “loaded” and “unreal” NAO report
Rail union RMT has hit back at a report on rail franchising from the National Audit Office today – Tuesday 24th November – which the union describes as loaded in favour of continued private profiteering, being light-years away from the...
Region: National
Tagged with: national audit office, rail franchising, report
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