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Broken promises over excrement on tracks
RAIL UNION RMT said today that revelations that train companies have reneged on a pledge to eliminate the dumping of excrement on the railway by the end of this year shows that profit is more important to them than the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Sewage, tracks
RMT progress on eliminating dumping of excrement
RAIL UNION RMT said today that it has only been through long and hard campaigning that a pledge has now been secured to eliminate the dumping of excrement on the railway by the end of 2019 but the union has warned...
Region: National
Tagged with: sewage, tracks, railway
RMT salutes union activists
Following a high profile and hard hitting political and public campaign led by RMT coordinators at Scotrail Jim Gray, (pictured centre) and Dane Smith ( pictured on the right) and Network Rail the Scottish Government and Abellio Scotrail put in additional...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, sewage, abellio scotrail
RMT demands assurances about ending the dumping of sewage
RAIL UNION RMT has today written to the Chief Executive of Network Rail demanding clear assurances that the filthy and disgusting practice of dumping raw sewage on Britain’s railway tracks will end by a clearly defined cut-off point with no...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, mark carne, sewage, rmt
RMT success on Scotrail sewage dumping campaign
Following a meeting late last week between RMT reps and Transport Minister, Derek MacKay, Scotrail management and Transport Scotland officials in Parliament the union is pleased to announce that it has secured a major victory in bringing forward the date...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: scotrail, sewage, dumping
Rail workers' protest in Glasgow over dumping of sewage
The action is part of RMT's on-going campaign to bring forward the date when the filthy and disgusting practice will be stopped on the Scotrail franchise from December 2017 to the union target date of April 2016 - one full year after Abellio...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: sewage, tracks, network rail
Rail workers' protest in Glasgow over dumping of sewage
The action is part of RMT's ongoing campaign to bring forward the date when the filthy and disgusting practice will be stopped on the Scotrail franchise from December 2017 to the union target date of April 2016 - one full year after Abellio...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: sewage, glasgow central, glasgow queen street
Govt admits it doesn't know how much sewage dumped on tracks
Last year, RMT learnt from a series of questions tabled by members of the union’s Parliamentary Group that Ministers and officials haven’t a clue as to how much excrement is sprayed around the rail network every year. As well as...
Region: National
Tagged with: sewage, human waste, railway tracks, inside out
RMT calls for identification of rail sewage dumping hotspots
In discussions with both Transport Scotland and Network Rail in recent weeks, RMT officials issued a call for both organisations to put pressure on Scotrail’s new operators, Abellio, to bring forward the proposed date for the fitting of retention tanks...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: transport scotland, network rail, sewage
RMT to call for end to dumping sewage on Scotland's railways
At a meeting with both Transport Scotland and Network Rail last week, RMT officials issued a call for both organisations to put pressure on Scotrail’s new operators, Abellio, to bring forward the proposed date for the fitting of retention tanks...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: sewage, transport scotland, network rail
RMT steps up pressure to end dumping of sewage
At a meeting with both Transport Scotland and Network Rail last week, RMT officials issued a call for both organisations to put pressure on Scotrail’s new operators, Abellio, to bring forward the proposed date for the fitting of retention tanks...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: transport scotland, network rail, sewage
RMT calls for end of dumping of sewage on Scotland's railway
At a meeting with both Transport Scotland and Network Rail, RMT officials have issued a call for both organisations to put pressure on Scotrail’s new operators, Abellio, to bring forward the proposed date for the fitting of retention tanks across...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: sewage, scotland, transport scotland, abellio
RMT forces Government admission on sewage
As well as the shocking admission that the Government have no idea what volume of human waste is being dumped on our railways the questions also reveal that: •    A quarter of trains with toilets on board don’t have retention...
Region: National
Tagged with: human sewage, tracks
RMT steps up fight to stop train companies dumping sewage
The BBC report can be found here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-26444107 Late last year, the transport minister Baroness Kramer was forced to admit in the House of Lords that the practice is “utterly disgusting” although her Government continue to refuse point blank to...
Region: National
Tagged with: sewage, train companies,