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12 September 2018
Attempts to move to driver-only operation have been pushed back
5 September 2018
The struggle goes on to keep the safety-critical role of train guards.
29 August 2018
Train guards in Newcastle, members of the RMT union, are participating in the ongoing battle against driver-only operation.
22 August 2018
Staff and passengers are on same side: Beleaguered commuters learnt on 15 August that they will face yet another increase in rail fares from January.
6 June 2018
Nationalise rail - don't delay!: Northern rail cancelled more than 250 trains entirely on 29 May. Where trains run at all they have been up to two hours late.
30 May 2018
The Welsh government has announced, with great fanfare, handing the new £5 billion Wales and Borders rail franchise to multinational corporation KeolisAmey.
23 May 2018
The companies running the East Coast Main Line (ECML) rail franchise from London to Scotland - Virgin and Stagecoach - are to lose it because they "got their sums wrong" according to Chris Grayling, the transport secretary
31 January 2018
A demonstration called by the transport union RMT took place outside Liverpool Town Hall ahead of a meeting of Merseyrail stakeholders on 25 January to show the incredible public support in favour of keeping the guards on Merseyrail trains
17 January 2018
"Everyone passing understands that this strike is about rail safety"
4 January 2018
Train guards are taking strike action in defence of railway safety
3 January 2018
Nationalise rail now!: Rail companies are ringing in the new year by inflicting yet more misery on long-suffering commuters.
7 December 2017
A lobby gathered at the Cunard Buildings, Mann Island, ahead of a meeting of Liverpool's Transport Committee
6 December 2017
East Coast line rescued from private failure AGAIN - biggest hike in fares for five years- transport workers under attack
9 November 2017
Drivers at GTR Southern have finally voted to accept a deal which was recommended by the Aslef union leadership, which allows trains to run without a guard
1 November 2017
The RMT has announced coordinated strikes on five different networks
25 October 2017
Despite Aslef's policy being against DOO, Southern management have talked the leadership into accepting trains running without them
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
The government and Northern Rail are trying to impose DOO
9 August 2017
Rail union RMT has condemned plans by the Welsh Labour government to further privatise the Welsh rail network
12 July 2017
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