Category - UK


UK: Rail worker strikes planned at First Great Western for August

Talks to avoid First Great Western rail strikes have broken down without an agreement being reached, a company negotiator said. Walkouts by rail workers, which were announced on Monday, are still set to go ahead despite talks earlier between the train operator and the RMT union. They were held in a bid to end a […]


London: Tube and train strikes – July 9, 2015

Tube and train strikes are causing travel misery, with the entire London Underground network shut down and many rail services cancelled. Tube services were halted on Wednesday evening after a walkout by Underground staff over pay and conditions.  They will not resume until Friday morning. The Tube dispute centres on night services, set to begin in […]


UK: rail strike: June 4 and June 9

Network Rail workers are to stage two strikes next month after a fresh pay offer was rejected by union members.   The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has announced a 24-hour walkout from 5pm on 4 June and for 48-hours from the same time on 9 June.   Striking workers, which will include signallers […]


London – Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester check-in staff strike Dec. 23, 24 – December 18, 2014

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UK: London: Gonzalo affects flights, trains

Thousands of air passengers suffered disruption today after 80 flights were cancelled at Heathrow as the tail-end of a hurricane battered Britain. British Airways grounded 20 departures as a precaution with destinations in the UK and Europe affected. A German pilots’ strike caused a further 30 cancellations, bring the total of flights grounded at Heathrow […]


UK: Southwest London: bus strike Sep 19, 22 (Friday, Monday)

The strike action , organised by members of the Unite union, will affect bus routes in south west London but also some routes into central London, including the 9/N9, 10, 94, 148 and C1. TfL has stressed to commuters that bus services operated by other companies across the capital are unaffected and will operate a […]