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Transport / Rail


12 April 2017

Solid strike across the rail network against unsafe driver-only operation

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.

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5 April 2017

Walkout on three rail networks against driver-only operated trains

Further strike action across the country's rail network will take place on 8 April

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22 March 2017

Aslef offer: unity needed with the RMT

Members of train drivers' union Aslef on Southern Rail are being balloted for a second time on an offer from the company to resolve the dispute over driver-only operation of trains (DOO)

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22 March 2017

Merseyrail guard found not guilty of "endangering safety"

Martin Zee, a train guard working for Merseyrail, has been found not guilty of "endangering safety by wilful omission"

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15 March 2017

Workers on three rail networks strike

The Southern Rail dispute has spread to Northern Rail and Merseyrail

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8 March 2017

Second front in battle over driver-only operation opens on Northern Rail

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.

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1 March 2017

Southern Rail strike continues

The RMT Southern Rail guards picket line was out again in force outside Victoria station for the latest strike on 22 February

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22 February 2017

What we saw

What we saw including an appalling Tory attack on the homeless, an NHS tale, refugee solidarity and a train robbery.

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16 February 2017

Aslef members reject Southern deal - now for coordinated action to fight to win

Train drivers in the trade union Aslef have delivered a tremendous answer of working-class solidarity that will astound Southern Rail management and the Tory government but also their own union leadership and that of the TUC. Despite the recommendation by Aslef leaders to accept the deal to end their dispute, drivers have rejected it by 54%-46% after a 72% turnout.

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15 February 2017

United fightback needed as entire grade of rail worker is at stake

The Southern Rail dispute has been a high-profile battle in which the future of an entire grade of rail worker is at stake

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8 February 2017

RMT wins important tube jobs and grading victory

Planned strike action forced management to improve its proposal

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8 February 2017

Stand with the RMT: unite against Southern Rail and the Tories

The transport union RMT, its members, and many across the union movement are fuming at the proposed Southern Rail 'deal'. It was made with the leadership of the Aslef transport union and presided over by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) - they and the Tories hope it will settle the Southern Rail dispute.

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8 February 2017

London Midland victory: RMT forces bosses to withdraw outsourced security

Train guards have faced down bosses at London Midland in a dispute over the use of outsourced security guards on trains.

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6 February 2017

Southern dispute: Aslef members must reject offer

In an attempt to end the long-running, bitter dispute against driver only operation, Southern Rail has made an offer to drivers in Aslef

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25 January 2017

RMT determinedly continues Southern strike

Aslef suspended its action but the RMT has pressed on

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18 January 2017

Southern Rail strike continues

The Southern Rail strike continues on 23 January by trains guards and station staff in the RMT. This follows a second wave of action by Southern drivers in Aslef and RMT

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11 January 2017

Strikes show workers' power

After gloating about the decline in strikes to record levels in 2015, just months later, the right-wing Tory press is frothing at the mouth as workers take action on the tube, railways and at airports.

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11 January 2017

What we saw

What we saw this week including Southern Fail and the tube strike.

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4 January 2017

Nationalise rail now!

Support the strikes! Rail fares are increasing again, this time by an average of 2.3%

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14 December 2016

Southern: back the strike, nationalise the railways!

Members of train drivers' unions Aslef and RMT are taking three days of strike action on Southern Rail on 13, 14 and 16 December in the long-running dispute over the removal of guards.

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