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RMT responds to damning report on Network Rail Xmas failures
"The problems on Britain's railways are compounded by yet another slab of cuts being demanded from Network Rail by the government through their agents the Office of Rail Regulation. Pile on the ludicrous proliferation of casualised contractors and agencies looking...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, christmas, orr, office of rail regulation
RMT on Scotrail shutdown
"These weather conditions once again shine the spotlight on just how important it is that we have the staffing levels needed to carry out the safety critical work on our railways that is underway right now. The cuts being demanded...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, orr, office of rail regulation
RMT slams rail regulator over Network Rail cuts
ORR have been briefing selected journalists in advance of the publication of a formal letter attacking Network Rail performance, however, although there are serious issues facing NR they are compounded by the fact that the ORR itself, working to the...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, orr, office of rail regulation,
Rail Safety Report Exposes Increase in Deaths
The report shows that: “The trend in track workers being injured increased to its highest-level in seven years, with 79 workers suffering major injuries and 1,641 reported minor injuries. There were also three rail worker fatalities during the past year, subject to...
Region: National
Tagged with: orr, office of rail regulation, health and safety report