Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
16 December 2017
Arriva backed down and offered a two-year deal, accepted by Unite members this week
6 December 2017
Drivers and engineers in Rucorn continue to stand firmly together in support of their claim for a fair pay deal from employer Arriva
6 December 2017
East Coast line rescued from private failure AGAIN - biggest hike in fares for five years- transport workers under attack
15 November 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including cancer treatment privatisation, The Death of Stalin, mental health cuts and Arriva profits.
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
27 September 2017
There has recently been controversy among the clouds, or rather down on the ground, for Europe's largest airline, Ryanair, amid cancellations and a major staffing crisis
20 September 2017
Angry London bus drivers in Unite the Union demonstrated outside City Hall demanding a 'bill of rights' to improve unsafe working conditions
13 September 2017
Twenty-five deaths and nearly 12,000 injuries have been caused by buses on the capital's streets in just two years
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
26 July 2017
Pensioners and disabled people from South Yorkshire Freedom Riders are to travel by coach to York on 31 July to lobby a police misconduct hearing
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.
3 May 2017
Just over a year after the Southern Rail dispute began, rail workers gathered to send a clear message to the government and rail companies that they will continue fighting to keep guards on the trains
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.
12 April 2017
Four police officers and one police community support officer are to face misconduct hearings relating to the 'freedom ride' protest by pensioners and disabled people on 23 June 2014.
5 April 2017
Further strike action across the country's rail network will take place on 8 April
29 March 2017
By demonstrating and organising mass 'freedom rides' on trains and refusing to pay, we have won free travel for the disabled and half fare for pensioners
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.
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