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RMT responds to latest developments on Hitachi fleet
“We understand that there is service recovery plan that has been developed between Hitachi, the Train Operators and the ORR and we want assurances that the regime will be robust enough, with appropriate maintenance and inspection cycles, to ensure that...
Region: National
Tagged with: Hitachi, Azuma, ORR, Train Maintenance
RMT to lobby Mayor over Tube safety cuts
ON THE EVE of the three day strike by over a thousand safety-critical London Underground fleet staff over lethal cuts to train preparation and inspection frequencies, tube union RMT will be taking a protest to London Mayor Sadiq Khan at...
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: london underground, tube, tfl, train preparation, train maintenance
Low cost train maintenance provider under the spotlight
RAIL UNION RMT said today that the decoupling of a Northern Rail train at Leeds station last week raises serious issues about the priorities and cost-cutting of train maintenance outfit, Arriva Traincare.   The internal incident report – extract below...
Region: North West
Tagged with: train maintenance, arriva traincare, arriva rail north, northern rail
96% vote for strike action at Arriva Traincare
RAIL UNION RMT said today that members working for Arriva Traincare have voted by 96% for strike action and action short of a strike over the company’s latest pay offer. The result will now be considered by RMT’s Executive. The union...
Region: National
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, train maintenance
RMT ballots Arriva Traincare workers over pay
The union had met with bosses at train maintenance company Arriva Traincare with a view to attaining a decent pay award for members. However, during the meeting it was made clear to the union’s negotiating team that the company was...
Region: North West
Tagged with: arriva traincare, arriva, train maintenance,