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Croydon Tramlink Strike Called Off

07 May 2019

The planned strike due to take place on Croydon Tramlink tomorrow, Thursday 9th May, has been called off.   Finn Brennan, ASLEF's organiser on Croydon Tramlink, explained that "following talks at ACAS with FirstGroup management today [Tuesday 7th May], ASLEF has agreed to suspend the strike action planned at Tramlink...

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Virgin on the wrong track (again)!

25 April 2019

  ASLEF has urged the Williams Rail Review to ignore a call from Virgin Trains to move to a reservation-only system to force passengers off trains.   Mick Whelan, general secretary, was speaking after Patrick McCall, senior partner, Virgin Group, claimed his plans would 'improve the customer experience...

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Safety and security on Britain's railways

15 April 2019

A mother whose 16-year-old daughter died when she was hit at a level crossing in Hipperholme, near Halifax, is suing Network Rail for £22,124 in damages.   Milena Gagic died in December 2014 when she...

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ASLEF at TUC Black Workers Conference 2019

15 April 2019

ASLEF sent a delegation of 5 members to the TUC annual Black Workers Conference in London at the beginning of April: Trevor Robinson, District 8 and BAME Representative Committee Secretary; Floyd Doyle, District 5 and BAME Representative Committee Chair; Aksir Ali, District 4 BAME Representative Committee Rep; Aaron Clapp, District...

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ASLEF at TUC Young Workers Conference 2019

25 March 2019

This weekend ASLEF members attended the TUC Young Workers Conference in London.   The union was represented by delegates Nik Fetherston, District 1; James Sutherland, District 3 and Chair of the Young Members Representative Committee; Samantha Kerr, also from District 3, Hollie Yates, District 5 and Secretary of the Young...

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