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10 November 2017
Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down
1 November 2017
The RMT has announced coordinated strikes on five different networks
4 October 2017
Further rail strikes took place against driver-only operation across the country on 3 October. RMT members once again walked out on Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North plus on Greater Anglia for the first time
1 September 2017
Another rock-solid strike marked the first of three more days' action on Merseyrail
23 August 2017
There was unanimous agreement that the victory of Corbyn raises the possibility of RMT once again affiliating to Labour, but the discussion also recognised the structures of Labour remain in the hands of the right
12 July 2017
Continued coordinated action against driver-only operation on three rail networks has continued, with strikes on Merseyrail, Northern and Southern starting on 8 July
4 July 2017
The Labour-run 'Liverpool city region transport committee' still intends to take guards off the trains and introduce 'driver-only operation'. We support the RMT, taking 24-hour strike action against this on 8, 10 and 23 of July.
24 May 2017
The third coordinated strike action involving 2,000 workers on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail against driver-only operation scheduled for 30 May has been suspended following the bombing in Manchester
12 April 2017
Train strikes brought large parts of the country to a standstill on 8 April. Train guards in the RMT union struck against driver-only operation (DOO) on Merseyrail which affected the Grand National horse race, on Northern Rail and again on Southern Rail, days before the franchise's boss doubled his pay.
5 April 2017
Further strike action across the country's rail network will take place on 8 April
5 April 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is on the ballot paper for the inaugural election of the Liverpool City Region directly-elected mayor (the 'metro-mayor').
30 March 2017
Merseyside TUSC is fielding Roger Bannister for the regional mayoral election
29 March 2017
Merseyside Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) deplores the refusal of Labour-run Merseyrail to engage in constructive negotiations with the RMT and we continue to offer our full support to the union
22 March 2017
Martin Zee, a train guard working for Merseyrail, has been found not guilty of "endangering safety by wilful omission"
15 March 2017
The Southern Rail dispute has spread to Northern Rail and Merseyrail
8 March 2017
Northern Rail train guards have voted by an overwhelming majority in favour of strike action against the introduction of driver-only operation (DOO). Our first strike date is 13 March and is planned to coincide with our striking brothers and sisters on Southern and Merseyrail.
27 February 2017
On 7 March 2017 at 9.30am the RMT union will be staging a protest in Derby Square, Liverpool, against the introduction of 'driver only operated' trains on Merseyrail
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