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Williams Rail Review

26 February 2019

At 7pm tonight, Keith Williams, chair of the rail review ordered by Chris Grayling, will say: ‘I have heard a great deal about the franchising model….driving growth in passengers and...

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ASLEF calls on councils to rule out car park tax

22 February 2019

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has urged councils to rule out introducing a car parking tax which would penalise hard-pressed working men and women.   Kevin Lindsay, the union’s organiser in Scotland, said: ‘It is absolutely outrageous that councils are considering taxing people for turning up to work!  ...

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ASLEF and Police appeal for information after attack on driver

04 February 2019

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has asked witnesses to come forward after a Tube driver was assaulted on the Jubilee line.   'This was a vicious attack on one of our members who was doing his job as a train operator on London Underground, providing...

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Clapham rail crash

07 December 2018

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Clapham rail crash when three trains collided in south London at 8.13 on Monday 12 December 1988. Thirty-five men and women lost their lives and another 484 were injured. Two of those who died were ASLEF members: driver John Rolls and driver...

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Mark Drakeford

06 December 2018

Mark Drakeford, who was backed by ASLEF, is the new leader of the Welsh Labour Party.   Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, said: ‘Mark shares our values which is why we were proud to support his campaign to be the next leader of the Labour...

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