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Bob Crow - Omnitotemic in the Age of the Omnishambles...

Karl Davis | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

Whether people like or loathe Bob Crow, his contribution to the industrial and political demographic cannot be diminished by partisan bias. Keep that contribution alive. Join a union. Fight for your rights as a worker deserving of respect and equity. Push for the alternative.

HS2? My A**e!

Karl Davis | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The UK Railways have a problem. I'm not talking of 'leaves on the line' (a VERY real issue, as any of my colleagues would readily testify!) or 'the wrong type of snow'. I'm talking about our industry's startling ability to get taken for granted...

Another Christmas Tradition - A Tube Strike

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Shops hoping Boxing Day bargain-hunters will boost their coffers after a gloomy Christmas could be thwarted again by tube strikes, which union bosses ...

Tube Drivers To Strike On Boxing Day

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

London Underground drivers are to stage three strikes, including one on Boxing Day in a move that threatens to blight the capital with travel chaos. ...

Virgin Rail To Lose West Coast Franchise

P | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Sir Richard Branson's train company is set to lose its West Coast main line rail franchise in a government decision which will spark a storm of protes...

Train Drivers Strike Vote A Demonstration In 'Olympic Sport Of Self-Interest'

Press Association | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

The government has accused rail workers of 'self-interest' by voting to strike during the Olympics. Train drivers are to stage three days of strike...

Three-Day Olympic Train Strike Planned

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Train drivers from the Aslef union have planned to stage a three-day stretch of industrial action during the Olympics in protest over their pensions. ...

East Midlands Trains Hit By Strike.. And There's More To Come

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Rail services will be hit today because of the first of a series of strikes by hundreds of train drivers in a dispute over pensions. Members of the...

Unions Condemns Driverless Trains After Five-Year-Old Falls Onto Tube Lines

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Unions have stepped up their opposition to driverless Tube trains after a quick-witted driver spotted a young child had fallen between a carriage and ...

Tube Strike Causes Boxing Day Travel Misery

PA | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

A walkout by Tube drivers is causing Boxing Day travel misery in the capital as strike action cripples London Underground (LU). Underground drivers...

Rail Service Failure 'Hypocrisy'

PA | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Politics

Labour accused the coalition Government today of "hypocrisy" for failing to ensure a rail service on Boxing Day. Transport spokesman John Woodcock ...

Train Strike To Cause Misery For Leeds Music Festival Fans

PA | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Thousands of rail passengers have faced disruption after train drivers staged the first of two 24-hour strikes in a row over pay....