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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.
7 August 2018
Every year, the private bus operators are unprepared in summer and winter for both hot weather and freezing conditions
27 July 2018
RMT union members on South Western Railway struck on 26 July against 'driver-only operation'
25 July 2018
Sheffield Supertram drivers and conductors, members of Unite the Union, took 72 hours' further strike action in pursuit of their pay claim on 20-22 July.
27 June 2018
It's one world for the super-rich and another for the rest of us. £11bn tax cuts for them, austerity for us; £2.3m for private consultants, rail chaos for us; NHS underperforms while Branson mints it
27 June 2018
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Homelessness and housing costs; privatised rail chaos; Unison witch-hunter elected to council
20 June 2018
Northern Rail workers in transport union RMT took their 21st day of strike action on 19 June. Train bosses want to implement 'driver-only operation' (DOO) - removing the safety-critical role of guards.
13 June 2018
By 2020 there will be nil central government funding to Transport for London. To fight the cuts we need to use every means we can, including preparing for industrial action by bus workers across London, and coordinated action with other TfL unions.
13 June 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and anotehr for the rest of us. Tories' multiple 'jobs' and Russian money; jobs and benefits disappear for us; Brown v Corbyn; two-thirds back rail renationalisation
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.
30 May 2018
Letters to the Socialist's editors including benefit cuts, Prince Charles, train toilets and developers' charter
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
2 May 2018
Leeds council has withdrawn escorted transport funding for young people aged 16 and over with special educational needs and disabilities. Parents and students, alongside Unite Community members, gathered on the steps of Leeds Town Hall on 28 April to protest.
18 April 2018
Safety-critical staff are to be replaced with a bank of tiny TV screens in the driver's cab.
4 April 2018
Northern Rail workers strike to save the guard; DLR workers strike to defend conditions
28 March 2018
Aberdeen bus drivers are striking against draconian cuts to their wages and conditions by employer First Bus, writes Socialist Party Scotland.
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