Category: Rail

Guards in the RMT transport union on the picket line at Salisbury on 2 September – the fourth day of their current strike – were angry and defiant. A letter had been sent by South Western Railway (SWR) to everyone concerned in the strike. The letter contained an admission by SWR that they intended to […]
RMT transport union members on South Western Railway are taking five days of industrial action starting on 18 June. Many of them are sacrificing five days of pay for safety – to keep a guard on the train. Socialist Party members supported picket lines in London, Bournemouth and a determined picket line at Fratton, Portsmouth. […]
RMT transport union guards striking on South Western Rail (SWR) on 21 June were determined to carry on the fight to keep the guards. As one of the pickets said, the agreement is on the table and all the SWR management have to do is sign it. They could not understand why other disputes such […]
RMT transport union members on South Western Railway are taking five days of industrial action starting on 18 June. Many of them are sacrificing five days of pay for safety – to keep a guard on the train. Socialist Party members supported picket lines in London, Bournemouth and a determined picket line at Fratton, Portsmouth. […]
Today the largest rail franchise in the country, South Western Railway, saw strike action from RMT guards across the network, striking for safety. The RMT want to ensure a second, qualified safety-critical person on all trains at all times, trade to deal with: major incidents, emergency protection on trains, controlled and emergency evacuations, electrical isolations, […]

Read this week's #NSSN bulletin no.566: Workers start 2022 on the picket line!

https://shopstewards.net/2022/01/nssn-566-workers-start-2022-on-the-picket-line/

To all #TUSC supporters Best Wishes for 2022 - let’s see if together we can find hundreds of trades unionists, community campaigners and socialists to challenge austerity at the May local elections in the biggest and widest possible socialist unity.
#Solidarity

2022 and Council Cuts continue
Defend public services
Defend Jobs and Pay
Stop Cuts and Privatisation
Join the fightback in #southampton to @SaveStMarysLC #SocialistSunday #StopCouncilCuts

@VenueHorse @Callowlands Park, Watford @watfordpalace with #theDanTiendance school. Really enjoyed it, thank you everyone. This weekend @VenueHorse is @DGArtsFest Annan & Stranraer from 1 pm.

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