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RMT warns of safety risks on Euro rail link as Deutsche Bahn are set to begin test runs of non-compliant trains

Rail union RMT warned today that tests using a Deutsche Bahn ICE (Inter City Express) train in the Channel Tunnel in October this year could open the door for other European operators to serve the UK and bring in...

Tube staff deliver solid vote for action in fight over jobs and safety

TUBE UNION RMT confirmed this morning that members across London Underground have delivered a rock solid mandate for strike action and action short of a strike in a fight over planned cuts to safety-critical jobs that the...

RMT to take tube safety campaign to Euston passengers after fire detection failures and calls for urgent inspections at all sub-surface stations

RMT to take tube safety campaign to Euston passengers after fire detection failures and calls for urgent inspections at all sub-surface stations TUBE UNION RMT is to leaflet rush-hour passengers at Euston station this Wednesday morning over cuts to...

RMT to renew fight to retain guards on Scotrail services through legal and political campaign

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed this morning that it is re-focusing its campaign to retain Guards on Scotrail services, and its opposition to the extension of Driver Only Operation, through a renewed legal and political drive. The legal challenge...

RMT demands investigation as Euston escalator fire exposes lethal consequences of axing tube station staff

TUBE UNION RMT today demanded a full external investigation into an escalator fire at Euston station four weeks ago where smoke detection systems failed and the station was only safely evacuated through the experience and vigilance of...

RMT writes to Transport Secretary and safety organisations demanding urgent action on railways following Potters Bar inquest

RAIL UNION RMT has today written to Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond, the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) and the Health and Safety Executive demanding assurances that urgent action is being taken on rail safety following notice ...

RMT motion at TUC calls for co-ordinated strike action, national demonstration and link up with community groups in fight against the cuts

TRANSPORT UNION RMT has tabled a motion for the TUC Congress in Manchester in September which sets out a blueprint for a co-ordinated trade union and community fight back against the cuts programme and the “class warfare” of the...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...