Industrial action involving two unions is threatened in the coming weeks
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Sunday 12 June 2011
Thursday 09 June 2011
Drivers on London Underground are to stage a series of strikes in a long-running row over the sacking of a colleague, threatening travel chaos for millions of Tube passengers, it was announced today.
Friday 20 May 2011
At three minutes to seven on Friday evening a train leaves London's Euston Station in the direction of Manchester, virtually empty. As its few passengers glide serenely through nearby Watford Junction, the British Transport Police are scrambled to the platform from where it has just come, controlling the mad scrum of passengers fighting for a seat on the train that follows it only minutes later. The former is the last of the pricey "peak" trains, the latter the first off-peak service, and therefore considerably cheaper.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Rail union leaders are to press for a special payment of at least £500 for Tube staff working during next year's Olympic Games in London.
Friday 06 May 2011
One of the London Underground drivers whose sacking sparked a planned series of Tube strikes has won his claim of unfair dismissal.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Workers who clean First Great Western trains as well as scores of railway stations are to be balloted on industrial action in a dispute over pay, it was announced today.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Tuesday 05 April 2011
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Wednesday 09 March 2011
Top bosses of rail infrastructure company Network Rail (NR) will not be paid annual bonuses this year, it was announced today.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Detectives are checking whether the mobile phone of the union leader Bob Crow was hacked by a private investigator working for the News of the World.
Thursday 17 February 2011
Planned strikes by London Underground workers this weekend in a row over the sacking of two drivers have been suspended and fresh talks will be held to try to resolve the disputes, it was announced today.
Monday 31 January 2011
Police have been asked to investigate suspicions that the phone of rail union leader Bob Crow has been hacked into by journalists, it was revealed today.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
More than four out of five railway passengers are satisfied with their journey, but there are wide variations between routes, according to a new study today.
Thursday 06 January 2011
A fresh row over staffing levels on London Underground broke out today when union leaders claimed almost a third of Tube stations would be left unmanned because of job cuts.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
A 48-hour walkout by conductors has brought more frustration for bank holiday rail passengers as services between the biggest cities in the North of England are reduced to a husk.
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