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3 March 2021
Socialist Party member Moe Muhsin Manir, a Unite bus driver rep, is in a disciplinary on a gross misconduct charge at the Abellio Walworth garage in South London.
24 February 2021
Socialist Party members supported bus drivers' picket lines across London on 22 February. The drivers are fighting back against low pay, pay cuts, and longer hours being imposed by their employer
17 February 2021
Bus drivers employed by Go North West in Manchester will begin an all-out continuous strike from 28 February. The company is trying to fire and rehire its workers on vastly inferior contracts.
16 December 2020
Unite the union is running a consultative ballot on 16-17 December to launch the campaign to get Judith Katera reinstated
22 July 2020
London is the only economically developed capital in which public transport is not funded by government grants
3 June 2020
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the front doors on London buses were being reopened on several routes
1 April 2020
While the government gives reassurances to the public that 'we are all in this together' and they will do 'whatever it takes', bosses are doing whatever it takes to protect their profits, writes a South Coast bus driver.
12 February 2020
Moe Muhsin Manir, a Unite rep on London buses and Socialist Party member, has a disciplinary hearing, on 13 February at bus company Abellio, and is facing the sack
5 February 2020
The Socialist warned that a privatised rail service would fail, be run for profit, fares would increase, safety compromised and investment fall.
5 February 2020
Boris Johnson has pledged to earn the trust of working-class voters who 'lent' him their vote in the general election
5 February 2020
Privatisation doesn't work! That's the real message from the Tories' decision to take Britain's worst train operator, Northern Rail, back into public ownership
29 January 2020
Tory cabinet minister Stephen Barclay has a "gut feeling" that the 'HS2' high-speed rail link between London and the north of England will go ahead.
15 January 2020
Exhausted bus drivers in London are planning to strike, demanding that Transport for London (TfL) take action "to tackle chronic levels of fatigue being experienced by bus drivers."
8 January 2020
The Tories' announcement that they are likely to revoke Northern Rail's franchise referred to Northern's service being "completely unacceptable." That's true.
11 September 2019
A major report has at last been published, following concerns over driver fatigue on London's buses. High levels of deaths and injuries involving buses have been recorded.
5 June 2019
Skilled jobs are going and more are threatened with the possible closure of the St Rollox 'Caley' historic railway yard in Glasgow. Owner Gemini is now issuing compulsory redundancies.
1 May 2019
Hundreds of flights in Norway, Sweden and Denmark have been cancelled as 1,400 pilots for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) began strike action on 26 April.
16 January 2019
Bridgend Ford bosses have said over 1,000 workers will lose their jobs over the next two years, with 370 to go this spring
9 January 2019
The government continues to claim that Britain's economy is doing great and that everyone's wages are sky high.
2 January 2019
Queues and scuffles to squeeze aboard, delays and cancellations as the life sweats out of you
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