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RMT responds to new report on skills crisis facing the rail industry
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “This report shows we are now seeing the consequences of a policy which in recent decades has seen railway engineering such as track and signal construction and train building and train maintenance being fragmented...
Region: National
Tagged with: Rail Industry, City & Guilds, National Skills Academy for Rail, Train Building, Maintenance, Engineering, Track, Signals, S&T
RMT on another morning of signal failures and breakdowns
General Secretary Mick Cash said. "The intolerable pressure on transport services in and out of London is growing by the day and the toxic mix of massive overcrowding and infrastructure failures is leaving both rail and tube on a knife...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: overcrowding, infrastructure, breakdowns, signal failures
Signallers take further action in Swindon and Thames Valley
Signallers working out of the Swindon A and Thames Valley Centre will be taking further industrial action over the coming weeks over the wholly unwarranted sacking of a colleague.   All Signalling members at Swindon A and Thames Valley Signalling...
Region: National
Tagged with: Signallers, Swindon & Thames Valley, Sacking
Major signal failure unleashes Monday tube chaos.
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "It is a nightmare Monday for hundreds of thousands of commuters this morning due to yet another signal breakdown with our members reporting total chaos and severe overcrowding on the lines still running. ...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: tube, signal failure, tfl, london undeground, lul
Union warnings ignored as rotten rail signal collapses
Cantley The semaphore signal which came down at Cantley had rusted right through at its base – an issue that the union had warned of along that section of line only to be told that the signalling is to be...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: signal, maintenance, cantley, network rail, orr