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Concerns about fast tracking

11 September 2017

In August 2017 the Executive Committee was informed of concerns among some members regarding the competencies and experience required of second members of staff on board passenger services.  This was in relation to the ‘fast tracking’ of train managers to temporarily stand in as senior conductors and carry out the...

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BTP: Sign the petition

24 August 2017

Kevin Lindsay, ASLEF's organiser in Scotland, is urging members to sign this petition calling on the Scottish government to stop the break-up of the British Transport Police. Sign the petition here. In the light of the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London we call upon the Scottish government...

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ASLEF and Southern

23 August 2017

Southern dispute update: Parallel talks have taken place between GTR and ASLEF on the three issues between us. These will continue over the next few weeks.  

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ASLEF calls on Grayling to do right by Wales

23 August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, says the Conservative government must invest in our railways and stop letting down the people of Wales. He was speaking out after all 22 Labour MPs in South Wales signed a letter urging the government to reverse its decision not...

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Journey times: the real problem

23 August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has called on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to act to bring down journey times in Britain. He was speaking after Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said that ‘rail journeys today take as long as they did in the 1960s.’  ...

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