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23 November 2016

Southern Rail Strike

RMT members who are conductors on Southern Rail have taken part in the 16th and 17th day of strike action to defend the safety-critical role of the conductor.

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2 November 2016

Solid Southern strike continues against Britain's 'worst' train company

Workers have turned out in large numbers at the Southern Rail offices in Barnham, West Sussex, determined to win their dispute. "The result at ScotRail [where workers won a victory to keep conductors on every train] is a boost to our campaign and gives us confidence we can get a result," was the view of an RMT member on the recent strike.

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6 July 2016

Conference takes fighting position on urgent political questions

The 2016 AGM of the RMT took place against a backdrop of heightened conflict in both the industrial and political arenas

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29 June 2016

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers, train workers and cleaners on strike.

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22 June 2016

Southern conductors back on the picket lines

Southern Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) conductors were picketing again against driver-only trains, yesterday, Tuesday 21st May, outside Barnham station

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22 June 2016

Solid strike against "Britain's worst train company"

Services run by what workers are calling "Britain's worst rail company" have again been hit by strike action in a long running dispute over plans to get rid of conductors and operate driver-only trains. Workers at Southern Railway, members of the RMT transport union, have walked out to oppose plans to introduce so-called "driver-only operated" trains across more Southern services, which the union considers a safety risk.

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25 May 2016

Train conductors strike to keep their role

A conductor provides a vital role on our railways. Passenger safety is paramount to them. The conductor ensures everyone is safely on the train. They play a vital role should the train be involved in an incident.

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18 May 2016

GTR conductors strike to keep their role

Southern Govia Thameslink Railway conductors picketed at Barnham station

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