Northern Rail industrial action suspended

The two strikes planned on Northern Rail [on Friday 21 November and Thursday 27 November] have been suspended, after progressive talks, pending a meeting of ASLEF's executive committee tomorrow [Tuesday].

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Anniversary of the Kings Cross fire

20 November 2014

This week marks the 27th anniversary of the King’s Cross fire which took the lives of 31 people and injured over 100. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. ASLEF will continue to do whatever it can to protect the safety of the traveling public and our members, and help to ensure that no more lives are lost in similar tragic circumstances.

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Female Drivers speak out

18 November 2014

Women in Rail - the voice of women within the rail sector - recently spoke to four female ASLEF members. Their remarkable interviews can now be seen online:   Anecdotes from Nicky Sapey, driver at York, and Collette Gibson, driver at Paddington:   A day in my working...

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Northern Rail drivers vote to strike

13 November 2014

Train drivers working for Northern Rail have voted overwhelmingly for strike action after the failure of the company to make a satisfactory pay offer to members. 82.2% of Northern Rail drivers voted for industrial action; with 17.8% against. Turnout was 82%.

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ORR prosecution of ASLEF member

13 November 2014

On 7 November a member was prosecuted...

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Times right for Andy Movember

10 November 2014

Nottingham ULR Andy Wakefield made the news in The...

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