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    1. 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 also...

    2. 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...

    1. 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 ballot...

    2. 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...

    3. 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 even if...

    4. 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 sector...

    5. 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 much...

    6. 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 to...

    7. 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 raised on...

    8. April 30, 2014

      RMT union vows to go ahead with second Tube strike

      The RMT transport union said it had no plans to call off next week’s three-day Tube strike despite agreeing to join London...

    9. April 29, 2014

      RMT Tube strike disrupts Londoners’ commute

      Transport for London said half of Tube services were running and two-thirds of stations were open on Tuesday, the first full...

    10. April 28, 2014

      London Tube strike talks collapse

      Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert a...

    11. April 17, 2014

      Tube strike threat to London commuters

      London commuters face severe travel disruption in the coming weeks after the RMT union announced five days of strikes on the...

    12. March 11, 2014

      Charismatic union leader with a quick wit

      Bob Crow, the RMT transport union leader who has died aged 52, was the stand out figure of the UK’s trade union movement; a...

    13. March 11, 2014

      Bob Crow, transport union general secretary, dies

      Bob Crow, leftwing leader of the RMT transport union, has died aged 52, his union announced on Tuesday. He is believed to...

    14. February 11, 2014

      Unions suspend London Underground strike action

      A second 48-hour strike on London Underground in as many weeks was called off on Tuesday after two unions agreed to hold...

    15. February 6, 2014

      London hit by second day of Tube strike

      Transport for London was running more Underground services on Thursday as Londoners faced a second disrupted commute to work...

    16. February 5, 2014

      Londoners struggle to work through Tube strike

      Most Londoners appear to have made it to work on the first day of a 48-hour Tube strike, according to Transport for London...

    17. January 27, 2014

      London commuters face co-ordinated Tube strike

      London’s Underground system is facing severe disruption next week after two transport unions said they would co-ordinate...

    18. January 10, 2014

      London Underground faces strike action

      London Underground was bracing itself for a strike by one of its unions after members voted for industrial action over plans...

    19. November 21, 2013

      Amazon eyes gap as Tube’s 24-hour move signals end for ticket offices

      The mad dash for the Tube is to be a thing of the past. As of 2015 London will keep the Underground service running...

    20. September 18, 2013

      City Link fights threat of strike action

      Staff at parcel carrier City Link are set to strike for seven days next week in the latest sign of growing dissatisfaction...

    21. December 16, 2012

      Unions in ‘time of opportunity’ despite cuts

      Austerity may be hitting members hard but this is nonetheless a “time of opportunity” for trade unions, says Brendan Barber,...

    22. June 22, 2012

      Olympic transport bonanza at stake

      Transport workers in London could reap an Olympic bonanza of more than £35m in bonuses if bus drivers succeed in securing...

    23. June 21, 2012

      London bus strike to go ahead

      The biggest bus strike in London for 30 years, set to start on Friday morning, looks like the first taste of a summer of...

    24. June 13, 2012

      Rail union to vote on action in Olympic row

      London’s biggest commuter rail network faces the threat of industrial action in the run-up to the Olympics, after its main...

    25. May 29, 2012

      Tube strike threat ends

      The threat of strike action on London’s underground network during the Olympic Games looks to have ended after the last...

    26. May 19, 2012

      Earnings cap planned for council tenants

      Families who earn more than £60,000 and live in government-owned housing could face a steep rise in rent under plans to end...

    27. April 17, 2012

      Civil servants and health workers to strike

      Two of the largest unions representing civil servants and health workers are to strike on May 10, the day after the Queen’s...

    28. April 17, 2012

      Tube maintenance workers back strike

      Workers at Tube Lines, the company which maintains part of London’s underground network, will stage a 72-hour strike next...

    29. March 28, 2012

      Oil industry struggles to contain risks

      One of the main conclusions of the US government report into BP’s devastating spill in the Gulf of Mexico was that other...

    30. March 8, 2012

      Integrated train and track services mooted

      Fully integrated track and train services could return to parts of England under government plans to cut the £11bn costs of...

    31. February 28, 2012

      RMT rejects Olympic pay offer

      The Rail, Maritime and Transport union formally declared a dispute at London Underground on Tuesday after failing to make...

    32. January 30, 2012

      Fears of Olympics Tube strike dismissed

      London’s transport chief has brushed off fears of a strike by tube workers during the Olympics, despite the RMT union...

    33. December 29, 2011

      Strike threat remains, say unions

      The threat of strikes in 2012 has not entirely receded despite a tentative deal struck over public sector pensions before...

    34. December 22, 2011

      Strike boosts ‘driverless trains’, says mayor

      A strike to disrupt London Underground on Boxing day strengthens the case for driverless trains, Boris Johnson, the mayor of...

    35. November 30, 2011

      Bob Crow calls for Labour strike support

      Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT transport union, addressed a rally in Tyneside on Wednesday, drawing applause when he...

    36. November 14, 2011

      Tube chief outlines driverless trains plan

      Mike Brown, managing director of London Underground, has a clear vision in which fully automatic, driverless trains will...

    37. October 24, 2011

      TfL eyes staff cuts through technology

      Transport for London is considering technologies that could lead to significant changes in its staffing needs and sharp...

    38. September 12, 2011

      TUC leader warns of battle to win minds

      Britain’s most senior union official will tell members on Monday that they must win the intellectual battle as well as...

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