A fresh strike by senior rail conductors was being “solidly supported” on Saturday at a train operator whose services have been crippled by damage to overhead lines.
Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) have voted overwhelmingly to continue with industrial action in the long running dispute over guards on trains, threatening more strikes.
Leaders of public sector workers have angrily attacked reports of a pay rise for teachers, police officers and other employees as a “last- gasp” attempt to curry favour with an austerity hit workforce.
A second railway worker who was struck and killed by a train has been named as 58-year-old Michael Lewis.
The threat of the first national rail strike in more than 20 years is coming a stage closer after the industry’s biggest union announced it is holding a ballot in a row over pensions.
A tribute was being launched on Wednesday to the late rail union leader Bob Crow, at a museum which charts the history of working people in the UK.
Thousands of London Underground workers are to start voting on whether to strike in a dispute over jobs.
Rail passengers face a second day of travel disruption on Wednesday because of a continuing strike by workers in the bitter dispute over guards on trains.
A strike by workers at one of the UK’s biggest train operators was being “solidly supported” on Tuesday, causing disruption for tens of thousands of passengers.
Rail services on some of the busiest routes in the country will be disrupted this week because of a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Train operator Southern scored the worst levels of public trust out of all rail companies over the past two years, according to a new report.