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4 December 2019
An historic month-long strike began on 2 December
2 December 2019
The RMT union is resisting attempts to axe the vital safety-critical role of train guards
13 November 2019
As MPs move onto the general election campaign trail, increasing numbers of workers are moving onto the picket lines.
4 September 2019
Guards in the RMT transport union on the picket line at Salisbury on 2 September - the fourth day of their current strike - were angry and defiant.
28 August 2019
As new strikes begin on South Western Railway, in the long running industrial dispute over guards and the result of the transport union RMT general secretary election is announced, the Socialist spoke to Sean Hoyle, the left candidate in the general secretary election.
19 June 2019
RMT members on South Western Railway are taking five days of industrial action
12 June 2019
Talks between the RMT transport union and South Western Railway (SWR) at conciliation services Acas have failed to achieve an acceptable agreement.
24 October 2018
Rail companies have undermined the safety of passengers
17 October 2018
Workers on South Western Railway are striking for five days from 23 to 27 October against management plans to remove the safety-critical role of the guard.
10 October 2018
Guards at South Western Railway struck for 48 hours on 5 October - their 17th and 18th strike days - in their ongoing battle to maintain their safety-critical role
26 September 2018
Britain's rail regulator admits it was asleep at the wheel in the run up to the May 2018 timetable change which resulted in chaos on vast swathes of Britain's railways.
12 September 2018
Attempts to move to driver-only operation have been pushed back
29 August 2018
Train guards in Newcastle, members of the RMT union, are participating in the ongoing battle against driver-only operation.
8 August 2018
RMT guards on strike on 31 July in Bournemouth were united in their continuing action against driver-only operated trains
27 July 2018
RMT union members on South Western Railway struck on 26 July against 'driver-only operation'
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