Topic: RMT

A night time view looking down a station platform at Halifax with a red signal in the distance and a fast train blurring by

UK Strike dissent and division

Could one union be about to strike, while another is about to strike a deal? That is the question that faces negotiating teams on both sides of the long running and increasingly bitter round of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Signals over railway tracks

UK strikes: permission to make an offer

It could be the breakthrough that the British nation has been waiting for. The recently appointed UK Transport Secretary, Mark Harper, has done what none of his short-tenured predecessors have done, and has opened the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Nighttime shot of snowy London skyline showing railway tracks approaching London Bridge with The Shard on the skyline

UK Strikes enter bleak midwinter

After negotiations took a setback at the weekend, trades union members of the Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) have voted to turn down an offer tabled by employers. The rejection means a widespread strike...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK strike dates changed to save Poppy Appeal

The annual Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, which raises money for the ex-service personnel, has been saved by a change of heart from railway unions. The strike planned for Friday 3 November has been rescheduled....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton