Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
10 November 2017
Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down
8 November 2017
Rail workers in the Irish Republic walked out on 7 November for 24 hours, the second stoppage in their demand for a 3.75% pay rise
30 August 2017
Rather than allowing the press to whip up division between pedestrians, cyclists and drivers, we should be united in demanding urgent transport investment
5 July 2017
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently released his 'Mayor's Transport Strategy' for public consultation.
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.
19 April 2017
Reader's comment: Workers and poor people who use public transport shouldn't have to squabble with each other. Wheelchair users, parents with buggies and bus drivers are not enemies
12 April 2017
Fight for publicly owned green energy and transport: Thousands of kids across Britain are having their living conditions worsened and lives potentially shortened as they are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution.
18 January 2017
London taxi drivers gridlocked the City of London on 12 January in protest at the closure of Bank junction to taxis, ending a 360 year old trade in the area, writes Dave Wallis, Vice chair, RMT London taxi branch.
18 January 2017
For ten days between March and April 2014, levels of poisonous particulates caused an extra 300 premature deaths in the UK, according to a recent government estimate.
14 December 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Scrooge bosses; local lotteries; liberal confusion.
7 December 2016
A three-day strike between 27-29 November shook the regime in Sudan. According to reports from activists and supporters of the CWI in Sudan, universities, schools, market places, public transport and many private businesses, cafes, shops and restaurants were closed.
30 November 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Croydon tram tragedy; bully bailiff gets wrong house; waiters' wages; stop Lord Sainsbury; 'I, Daniel Blake'; super seventies?
31 August 2016
Ending relationships can be awkward - but most agree doing it by text message is unacceptable. Unless you're the boss of a bus firm, that is.
24 August 2016
Sick of getting into work feeling like a two-day-old used face wipe? Well soon you will have to pay an extra 1.9% for the privilege. Regulated rail fares will rise again next year in line with this year's 'RPI' inflation figures.
13 July 2016
Commuters with banners and megaphones protested against privatised rail operator Southern's appalling service in London's Victoria station on 11 July
1 June 2016
Getting a job in austerity Britain is not a guaranteed or easy thing. I am a recent university graduate, and have spent the past couple of months job hunting. I can see how hard it can be to get your foot in the door - then we have this ridiculous 'advice' from the DWP.
1 June 2016
The new mayor of London has approved an urban airport's right to buy public land for expansion
27 April 2016
Unfortunately, Jeremy Corbyn, in another retreat in the face of the right-wing Blairites that infest the Labour Party, has not insisted on the London elections being fought on the policies that swept him to the leadership.
3 February 2016
London faces cuts in public transport along with attacks on bus and tube workers after the government announced an end to the subsidy to Transport for London (TfL), writes Andy Beadle, London bus driver.
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