Topic: RMT

UK transport policy in meltdown

Never mind the prime ministerial resignation. GBR could be scrapped. Strikes could be outlawed. Such is the febrile level of disarray in the UK government that not one, but two major transport policies, both worthy...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

New UK Transport Secretary: You’ve got mail

With national events overtaking the cabinet reshuffle, the new UK transport secretary has still to have an appointed rail minister join her team at the Department for Transport. However, Anne-Marie Trevelyan is already a week...Read more
|2 comments|author: Simon Walton

UK Strike: Reconciliation recedes

The prospect for a resolution to the current rail dispute in Britain seems even further down the line. A deal is less likely now, at the end of a week of strike action. With the...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Strike: countdown to shutdown

The Great British Rail Strike is just one day away, and barring a turning of the tide that would impress even King Canute, the network is set to grind to a halt on Tuesday, and...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Aberdeen – Dundee line closed until February

A bridge at Stonehaven, nearby the site of last year’s fatal derailment in Scotland, partially collapsed last week. Network Rail, the infrastructure manager for the UK, says the line it carries, between Aberdeen and Dundee,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton