RMT's fight to keep the guards is about protecting the safety, security and access to rail services of the travelling public against an all-out drive to ramp up profits which are then shipped across the Channel. The idea that the British economy benefits from rammed out, expensive, unsafe and unreliable trains is ludicrous.
Up to 1,400 job losses are planned at Transport for London because of spending cuts, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT
'London Underground knows that it has compromised safety.'
Commuters could face chaos on both the London Underground and the rail network in the lead up to Christmas with combined
A five-day strike on Southern trains has come to an early finish with the union behind it suspending the action. The RMT
They've also suggested some interesting alternative modes of transport.
Southern Rail conductors are striking again over a dispute about the role of guards on their trains. Members of the Rail
The Rail, Maritime and Transport union is to recommend acceptance of a pay and conditions deal to help secure an all-night
The boss of one of Britain's biggest trade unions has claimed Conservative ministers are "murdering" people and called for
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has suspended a planned 24-hour Tube strike, which was set to begin tomorrow
Members of the RMT on London Underground are to stage three 24-hour strikes and a week of industrial action in separate disputes
Although the DLR is 'driverless', and operates completely automatically, each train must carry a "captain" - the person charged
The travelling public should not grumble about the temporary inconvenience of longer journeys to and from work. Shake them by the hand. By defending their own interests and striving for more for themselves, they are standing up for us all. Good on 'em I say!
Tt is clearly no longer acceptable for a few militant trade union leaders to regularly seek to squeeze yet more money out of the hard-pressed London taxpayer and fare payer. London is a great city but its position as a services capital of the world is fragile and dependant on it remaining a convenient place to do business.
It is simply outrageous that management, in a mad dash to bulldoze through the night running stunt, has seen fit to smash apart long-term agreements and resorted to bullying staff into accepting roster changes at a local level and the message from RMT and our sister unions is clear - we are not having it.
A strike by Network Rail workers has been cancelled following an updated pay offer. The RMT Union had called for its members
A transport union boss launched into an "offensive" rant on live radio that promoted LBC radio host Nick Ferrari cut him
Tweets like this, when viewed as part of a much bigger picture, are a direct threat to the idea that your job should be as safe as possible, that your time spent at work shouldn't make you weep blood and that you should get a fair wage for a fair day's work. TfL aren't just throwing shade at the RMT, they're throwing it at all of us.