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Have you seen Andy?

30 January 2019

Andy Derrett, a long-time railwayman, union stalwart, and go-to man for badges, is well-known to many ASLEF members. But Andy – who appeared healthy, happy, and well – disappeared without trace two weeks before Christmas. Now his wife, and Suffolk Police, have issued an urgent appeal for information.

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Passenger satisfaction at lowest level for a decade

29 January 2019

    Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has responded to a new report by Transport Focus which reveals that passenger satisfaction is at its lowest level for 10 years. Transport Focus’s latest National Rail Passenger Survey, published today [Tuesday 29 January] reports that...

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ASLEF calls on government to beat county lines gangs

29 January 2019

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has spoken out after the recent reported upsurge in violence among county lines gangs using trains – and young people – to move drugs and cash around the country.   Mick said: ‘In the light of the recent increase in...

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Time for Theresa to go, says Mick

16 January 2019

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, says ‘It’s time for Theresa May to go’ ahead of tonight’s vote of no confidence in the government.   ‘It’s not just the defeat; it’s the scale of the defeat. Because this was her deal; and it is her defeat....

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ASLEF condemns Bird Box challenge

15 January 2019

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has spoken out after footage was posted online of a young man walking along a railway line while wearing a blindfold in a ‘challenge’ inspired by the Netflix series Bird Box. Video of Elliot Giles, uploaded to his YouTube channel...

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