Archive for the ‘RMT’ Category

First Transpennine Express strike action planned for 24th and 26th August 2011

TweetThe proposed industrial action affecting First TransPennine Express on Friday 26 August 2011 has now been suspended and a normal train service will now operate on First TransPennine Express services. ASLEF and the RMT unions have announced that their members working for First TransPennine Express will be taking industrial action on Wednesday 24 and Friday [...]

London Underground tube strike planned for this week now cancelled

TweetA series of Tube strikes planned by the RMT union from Monday 27th June to Friday 1st July have been called off following the reinstatement of Arwyn Thomas by London Underground. The strikes had been planned following a row over the dismissal of Arwyn Thomas, a driver member of the RMT who had been dismissed [...]

Heathrow Express staff to strike on 26th June 2011

TweetThe RMT union, already engaged in a dispute with London Underground, has announced that its members will be striking on 26th June 2011 in a dispute over pay and conditions. The strike will last for 24 hours from 09:15 on Sunday 26th June. Bob Crow, RMT union leader said the strike has arisen as a [...]

London Underground Tube Strike – 19th,20th,27th,28th,29th,30th June/1st July 2011

TweetThe RMT union has announced a new round of strike action on the London Underground beginning on Sunday 19th June 2011 following the sacking of one of its members, Arwyn Thomas. This threatened strike action has now been CANCELLED as London Underground have reinstated Arwyn Thomas after an industrial tribunal ruled he had been unfairly [...]

London Underground Tube Strike Dates 16-20th May and 13-17th June

TweetRMT and London Underground have announced that the planned strike action has now been suspended and services should operate normally RMT tube drivers were to have striked on the following dates: 2101 BST 16 May – 1159 BST 17 May 1200 BST 18 May – 1159 BST 19 May 1200 BST – 2100 BST 20 [...]

Rail strike is OFF – High court grants injunction to Network Rail

TweetNext week’s rail strike, planned to run from Tuesday 6th April to Friday 9th April has been called off after Mrs Justice Sharp granted Network Rail an injunction at the High Court today. The strike, which would have seen signallers across the network walking out, threatened to cripple the whole of the UK railway network. [...]

Network Rail launches legal action to prevent rail strike

TweetNetwork Rail has launched legal action in a bid to avert planned strikes from 6th April by signallers and maintenance staff in a row over job cuts and work changes. The Rail Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) and the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) are currently planning a four-day walkout from next Tuesday, 6 April. [...]

RMT announces four day rail strike starting 6th April

TweetThe Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has announced a four day rail strike starting on Tuesday 6th April (the day after the Easter bank holiday weekend). The rail strike if it goes ahead will be the first national rail strike for 16 years and has been timed to not only affect millions of holidaymakers [...]

Rail workers to lobby Government over job cuts

TweetRailway workers are to lobby the Government as part of a campaign to halt maintenance job cuts, on the third anniversary of the Grayrigg derailment in Cumbria, which resulted in one person dying and more than 60 passengers being injured. The RMT says that the reduction in the number of maintenance workers increases the probability [...]

Scotrail and RMT to talk to stop further strikes

TweetScotrail and the RMT have announced that they are to meet for talks next week in a bid to resolve a dispute on staffing plans for the new rail link between Glasgow and Edinburgh that saw rail workers walk out on Saturday. Saturday’s strike was the first of three planned 24 hour walkouts by RMT [...]

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