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    1. July 22, 2016

      London requires better service from its trains

      London is one of the world’s leading financial centres. It accounts for more than a fifth of UK economic output. Yet...

    2. July 15, 2016

      Railways minister Claire Perry quits over Southern disruption

      The minister for railways who admitted failure this week in a dispute that has crippled Southern train services has...

    1. July 14, 2016

      No comfort for Southern commuters as rail dispute persists

      The 09:11 to London Victoria, operated by the Southern rail franchise, is about to pull into East Croydon — at 09.15 —...

    2. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Poor UK railway operators could be barred from fresh bids

      Rail minister Claire Perry has warned that train companies that do not deliver a good service could potentially be...

    3. July 5, 2016

      Govia cuts 15% of train services amid strike ‘misery’

      The operator of Southern and Gatwick Express trains confirmed plans to cancel more than 300 trains a day from next...

    4. June 15, 2016

      London commuters caught up in acrimonious rail dispute

      “I’m six months pregnant and I just don’t need it,” said Ali Davies, a London commuter, on the industrial conflict...

    5. Westminster Blog

      May 24, 2016

      Why do some Corbynistas favour Brexit?

      Hundreds of trade unionists from across Europe will descend upon Paris on May 28 for a rally in support of Brexit: by...

    6. May 23, 2016

      London night Tube services to finally start in August

      Trains on key parts of London’s underground rail network will start running all night on weekends from August 19,...

    7. April 8, 2016

      RMT union calls for members to vote for Brexit

      One of Britain’s most militant trade unions has urged its members to vote for Brexit even as other unions argue that...

    8. February 5, 2016

      Tube strike called off but more are scheduled

      A Tube strike over the closure of ticket offices was cancelled a few hours after another one relating to maintenance...

    9. February 3, 2016

      Union deal clears way for Night Tube

      London’s Night Tube service looks set to finally be launched after the two biggest drivers’ unions recommended that...

    10. January 11, 2016

      Tube workers announce 3 strike days over plans to hire night staff

      London’s commuters are set for more travel disruption this year after Tube workers announced plans to strike for three...

    11. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      Three 24-hour strikes called on London's Tube

      A series of strikes are to be held on the London Underground following disputes between unions and the authorities over...

    12. Fast FT

      December 22, 2015

      Serco: Caledonian sleeper strike 'unnecessary'

      UK outsourcing group Serco has called a 48-hour strike that will cripple its flagship rail service until Christmas...

    13. Fast FT

      December 22, 2015

      Caledonian Sleeper service to be hit by strikes

      Another setback for Serco. The UK outsourcing group’s long-distance rail line, the Caledonian Sleeper service from...

    14. November 2, 2015

      Docklands Light Railway strike to hit London’s City workers

      London’s city workers will see their commute to work disrupted on Tuesday after talks aimed at preventing a 48-hour...

    15. August 24, 2015

      London Tube strike suspended in ‘goodwill’ gesture

      The strike action planned by Tube workers this week has been suspended to allow for further talks between unions and...

    16. August 21, 2015

      London river boat workers join transport strikes

      London commuters hoping to avoid next week’s tube strikes by jumping on a City Cruise Thames river boat will be...

    17. August 18, 2015

      Hard-left unions weigh return to Corbyn-led Labour

      The prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn victory looks set to herald the return of some hard-left union leaders to the Labour...

    18. August 11, 2015

      London commuters face 2 more Tube strikes

      London commuters face another two Tube strikes this month as the dispute between unions and London Underground managers...

    19. August 6, 2015

      Deep roots of London Underground dispute

      The four unions involved in the Tube strikes jamming up London’s transport network this week say it is not about the...

    20. July 7, 2015

      London Tube managers fail to avert worst strike in a decade

      London commuters are being encouraged to walk, cycle or get the bus after eleventh hour talks between unions and London...

    21. July 6, 2015

      London braced for worst Tube strike in decade

      London is set for its worst Tube strike in more than a decade this week, as last-ditch talks with unions and London...

    22. June 1, 2015

      UK unions call off national rail strike

      A planned national rail strike set to start later this week was called off on Monday after Network Rail put forward a...

    23. May 28, 2015

      Rail workers reinstate national strike

      A week after Britain’s first national rail strike for 20 years was called off, it has been reinstated, with two...

    24. May 24, 2015

      Rail unions consider pay offer after calling off UK strike

      Rail unions will meet on Thursday to decide whether to accept the pay offer that averted Britain’s first national train...

    25. May 21, 2015

      Unions call off UK rail strike after deal with operator

      A planned rail strike that threatened travel chaos throughout Britain over the Bank Holiday weekend has been cancelled...

    26. May 17, 2015

      A softly-softly approach to UK industrial disruption

      David Cameron’s Conservative government, emboldened by the majority it gained in the UK general election, is moving to...

    27. May 15, 2015

      RMT calls 24-hour rail strike on May bank holiday

      Millions of train passengers travelling over the May 25 bank holiday face extensive disruption after the Rail, Maritime...

    28. May 12, 2015

      UK faces first national rail strike in 20 years

      Britain could face its first national train strike in 20 years after thousands of workers at Network Rail rejected a...

    29. December 26, 2014

      Cable urged to intervene after City Link collapse

      Vince Cable, business secretary, has been urged to intervene after City Link, one of Britain’s biggest postal delivery...

    30. November 20, 2014

      Network Rail criticised for late trains, poor management

      Train punctuality has fallen to its worst level in five years, according to a damning report into Network Rail which...

    31. October 7, 2014

      London Underground to go on 2-day strike

      London Underground workers will go on strike for 48 hours next week, adding their weight to a wave of simultaneous...

    32. July 18, 2014

      Conservatives to toughen rules for strike ballots

      The Conservatives are to go ahead with a manifesto proposal to impose a 50 per cent turnout threshold for any strike...

    33. July 1, 2014

      Tube power strike to go ahead

      Power control staff at London Underground are due to begin an eight-day strike on Tuesday evening after talks failed to...

    34. May 19, 2014

      Acas hosts talks to prevent bank holiday Tube strike

      Transport for London said it planned to run a normal service on the London Underground over the bank holiday weekend...

    35. May 15, 2014

      UK transport unions to fight East Coast rail line ruling

      Transport unions say they will continue their fight to stop the East Coast rail line being handed back to the private...

    36. May 5, 2014

      Battle looms over driverless Tube trains

      The RMT union called off a three-day Tube strike over cuts to ticket office staff that was due to start on Monday but a...

    37. May 5, 2014

      RMT union cancels three-day Tube strike

      The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called off its three-day Tube strike over modernisation plans that was due...

    38. May 4, 2014

      Last-ditch talks over Tube strike

      Fresh hopes for a break to the deadlock between the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and London Underground were...

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