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Useful Links

Below are links to websites that we feel may be of interest to you.

General websites

Freight on Rail group - working to promote the shift to rail freight

Thompsons Solicitors - ASLEF's solicitors specialising in trade union legal services

NPC - National Pensioners Convention

IER - Institute of Employment Rights

TBF - Transport Benevolent Fund

The Organ Donor Register

ASLEF Local websites (company council websites)

Chiltern Railways

Cross Country

DB Schenker

East Midlands Trains

First Great Western

Freightliner Heavy Haul

Freightliner Intermodal

GB Railfreight

Greater Anglia

London Overground




Other ASLEF websites

East Midlands Trains DFC


Farnham Branch

Gloucester Branch

Lincoln Branch

Waterloo Nine Elms Branch

Ramsgate Branch

Southern Company Council

Southeastern Company Council

The Brighton Motive Power Depots - a collection of photo's to explain the history of the Brighton Motive Power Depots.

District 1 Equalities website

Political and Labour Movement

Trade Union Congress (TUC) - the body that draws together trade unions in the UK

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills - A merger of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

ACAS - organisation devoted to preventing and resolving employment disputes

The Labour Party - get the latest news on the party and find out how you can get involved

Labour Research Department (LRD) - Independent, trade union based research organisation

Tribune - Independent weekly newspaper produced by left-wing Labour Party members

Morning Star - Daily socialist newspaper

ICTUR - The International Centre for Trade Union Rights

Unions Together - the campaigning voice for the 15 trade unions that are part of the Labour Party

Liberation - one of the oldest human rights organisations

Progressive London - coalition launched by Ken Livingstone gathering the views of people across the political, cultural, community, generational and artistic spectrum.

Durham Miners' Association: with information about the famous annual Durham Minersí Gala

Other Unions

GMB - Britains general union

RMT - National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

TSSA - Union for employees in transport and travel in the United Kingdom

UNISON - Biggest trade union in Britain, representing people who work in public services, the voluntary and private sectors

FBU - The Fire Brigades Union

NUM - National Union of Mineworkers