Topic: Strike

View of Wembley Arch from platform at Wembley Stadium Station

UK strikes kick cup final into touch

The UK rail dispute has flared up once again. Rail unions have called a series of strikes for May and June. The largest union in the dispute, the RMT, will launch strike action across 14...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
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

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

Scotland bears the brunt of new rail dispute

With rail services in the whole of Britain disrupted over the weekend, Scotland now faces a difficult week. Unions called out their members on Monday, after pay talks at ScotRail failed to produce a satisfactory...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK train drivers in new strike call

UK train drivers have announced a fresh round of strike action, timed to disrupt the annual conference of the ruling Conservative Party. Members of the Aslef union, which represents train drivers all across the industry,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton