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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 dispute against removing guards on Southern Rail 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
22 February 2017
What we saw including an appalling Tory attack on the homeless, an NHS tale, refugee solidarity and a train robbery.
15 February 2017
The Southern Rail dispute has been a high-profile battle in which the future of an entire grade of rail worker is at stake
8 February 2017
Train guards have faced down bosses at London Midland in a dispute over the use of outsourced security guards on trains.
6 February 2017
In an attempt to end the long-running, bitter dispute against driver only operation, Southern Rail has made an offer to drivers in Aslef
25 January 2017
Aslef suspended its action but the RMT has pressed on
18 January 2017
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
4 January 2017
Support the strikes! Rail fares are increasing again, this time by an average of 2.3%
23 November 2016
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.
16 November 2016
Feature about privatisation including: Casualisation in education, health service workers - a history of struggle and fighting trade unions - key to defending conditions.
2 November 2016
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.
19 October 2016
London Underground (LU) cleaners protested outside the London mayor's office on 13 October. Our pay and conditions are being attacked by the private contractors employed by London Underground. The RMT
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
5 October 2016
Under attack but organising to fight back: Transport workers' union RMT has been involved in many recent disputes and played an important role in supporting both Jeremy Corbyn and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. RMT president Sean Hoyle spoke to the Socialist.
4 October 2016
Fresh from the 'traingate' attack on Jeremy Corbyn, Virgin East Coast is now attacking its staff
28 September 2016
Just weeks after Jeremy Corbyn was taken to task by the media for highlighting overcrowding on trains under privatisation, more evidence has emerged of its effects.
28 September 2016
ScotRail guards have won a big victory, proving that determined strike action works.
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