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RMT adverse weather warning
As storm Christoph batters the county RMT General Secretary Mick Cash has today written an urgent letter to the Chief Executive of Network Rail, Andrew Haines, expressing concern that the railway does not have sufficient resilience to adverse weather conditions...
Region: National
Tagged with: Storm Christoph, Rail, Railway, Network Rail, Adverse Weather
RMT responds to Weatherford Aberdeen announcement
OFFSHORE WORKERS UNION RMT today responded to news that US oilfield and equipment firm Weatherford is to close its Aberdeen manufacturing facilities. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “The Weatherford announcement is grim news for the offshore industry and is...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Weatherford, Aberdeen, Offshore, Oil and Gas, OILC
Britain's transport workers - out in all weathers
Britain's transport workers - out in all weathers battling to keep services moving With the current blast of cold weather forecast to worsen as we head towards the end of the week transport workers will be out in all sectors battling...
Region: National
Tagged with: transport workers, snow, winter, weather
RMT demands Government respect for transport staff
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "RMT members have been working round the clock across the weekend and this morning in every facet of the transport sector, from trains to tube to ferries‎ to buses, to keep the country moving. It's...
Region: National
Tagged with: adverse weather, chris grayling, rail privatisation, rail delivery group, rdg, tory government
RMT slams Grayling "rank hypocrisy"
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “It stinks of rank hypocrisy for Chris Grayling to be thanking the private train companies for their actions during the adverse weather on our railways over the past week, the same companies who are...
Region: National
Tagged with: adverse weather, chris grayling, rail privatisation, rail delivery group, rdg, tory government
RMT on rail company profiteering during cold weather
Rail union RMT today demanded to know how much Britain's private rail operators have extracted from the taxpayer during the adverse weather over the past week as they continue to milk Britain's rigged rail franchising system at public expense. Under...
Region: National
Tagged with: privatisation, private rail operators, network rail, adverse weather, tory government
RMT on tonight's conditions
"RMT members are out there working in appalling conditions on our railways tonight and they deserve nothing but total respect and support. Tonight's incidents have once again raised some serious issues about the capacity of Britain's railways to cope with...
Region: National
Tagged with: chris grayling, tory government, rail privatisation, weather
Transport union RMT on disruption this morning
“RMT has always supported action that puts the safety of both the travelling public and the transport workforce first. The union pays tribute to the rail staff out there at the sharp end working round the clock to keep passengers...
Region: National
Tagged with: network rail, adverse weather, redhill, southern,
RMT responds to appallingĀ conditions for staff & passengers
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   “It’s bad enough travelling on Britain’s rammed out, overcrowded trains at the best of times let alone when temperatures are heading to boiling point and our members are on full alert to assist passengers...
Region: National
Tagged with: hot weather, rmt
RMT on massive disruption across rail and tube this morning
"All the Government hot air about building rail resilience has been exposed again as just that. Passengers and staff alike are caught in the poisonous cocktail of cuts and privatisation and the only answer is public ownership. "   Ends 
Region: National
Tagged with: travel disruption, bad weather