Here you can navigate through a selection of ASLEF Journal feature articles. You can also find archived issues of the ASLEF Journal and other ASLEF publications in the Publications section of the website.

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Liverpool, London, Paris, Munich...

27 January 2017

A train driver hailed as a hero for preventing disaster by bringing his loco to a safe halt despite suffering a serious heart attack at the controls has raised £10,000 for two charities. David Graham, 53, who lives in Childwall, Liverpool, and works for TransPennine Express, would have died had...

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DOO – more crime on rail

27 January 2017

ASLEF submitted three pieces of evidence – consultations and responses – over the festive period covering a variety of topics that affect our members.   The union responded to a British Transport Police consultation on how the BTP should organise its criminal investigations business area. We explained that, if the...

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Getting Britain's railway back on track

08 January 2017

  Andy McDonald, the Shadow Transport Secretary, on how he sees the future of the rail network in Britain   Andy McDonald's political career was almost strangled at birth. Passionate, committed, and working behind the scenes, he applied to join Labour’s local government panel – a list...

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Slimmer of the year

01 January 2017

  Andy Wakefield, a driver with East Midlands Trains, is a slimmer of the year after losing 14 stone in the last 12 months. New Year, new you. This is, traditionally, the month when we go on a diet, give up the cigarettes and alcohol, dig out the...

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What a picture

22 November 2016

Letter from Peter Wright, director of the B17 Steam Locomotive Trust, featured in the December 2016 edition of the ASLEF Journal.

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