Rail industry

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Deal reached over onshore windfarms and new SNP leader in Westminster named – as it happened
Labour’s motion calling on the government to release all documents and advice relating to contracts awarded to PPE Medpro has also now passed

Andrew Sparrow

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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‘We haven’t had a rise for three years’: a striking RMT train guard speaks out
The dispute isn’t just about pay, however, it’s about safety and service for the travelling public, says Mike

As told to Clea Skopeliti

06, Dec, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Union leader Mick Lynch defends UK rail strikes over Christmas
Government ‘coordinating attack on working people’ and seeking to ‘ratchet up dispute’, says RMT

Jessica Elgot and Helen Pidd

06, Dec, 2022 @9:56 AM

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More rail strike dates announced after RMT rebuffs pay offer
Union recommends members reject latest offer and adds 24-27 December strike but drops overtime ban

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @7:51 PM

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Tell us: have you been affected by unreliable train services in the UK?
We would like to hear from people affected by cancelled or delayed trains across the UK

Guardian community team

05, Dec, 2022 @9:46 AM

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Thameslink fined me for sitting in wrong seat even though I had a ticket
I didn’t know I’d made a mistake by sitting in first class, but the inspector demanded £88

Miles Brignall

05, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A firm stance on the use of ‘squishy’ | Brief letters
Brief letters: Onomatopoeic wetness | Supporting strikers | Train ad irony | Hussey and the Queen | Coffee alternatives

04, Dec, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Westminster beware: the north is ready to take ‘levelling up’ into its own hands | John Harris
Resolute mayors and angry MPs have a new confident voice – and they will use it to make the Tories’ empty words a reality, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

04, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Timetable of trouble: the wave of strikes set to hit the Tories this winter
Rampant inflation and government policy has brought matters to a head: so where is disruption going to hit and what are the unions asking for?

Phillip Inman, Economics Editor

04, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Rail industry prays for a Christmas miracle to avert strikes
Time is running out for a deal to send threat of disruption into the sidings and keep holiday travel plans on track

Gwyn Topham

04, Dec, 2022 @12:05 AM

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Labour demands action over 18,000 ‘lost’ train services in north of England
Ministers claim crises at Avanti West Coast and TransPennine Express are partly the fault of rail unions

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Thursday briefing: How the north’s rail services went off track
In today’s newsletter: Perhaps nowhere in the UK are trains more in a crisis than in the north of England, where problems are thought to be costing the region up to £400m a year. What could be done to fix it?

Archie Bland

01, Dec, 2022 @6:54 AM

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