Public services not private profit

Demanding the return of the railways and other privatised indutstries to public ownership; opposing further privatisations

RMT to take Lillie Bridge depot fight to the Mayor

The  matter of the planned closure of Lillie Bridge Depot and provision of appropriate an alternative location must be raised with the New London Mayor Sadiq Khan as and when proposed talks between the Mayor and the RMT take place
Beginning this year notice has been given to our departments Track Delivery Unit, Maintenance Infrastructure Services, Track Manufacturing Department, Material Management Department (Stores), Transplant, Fleet Maintenance, District Line Trains and Plant Services at Lillie Bridge Depot that we are required to vacate the depot by 2019.

London Overground profits to go to new firm

RMT condemns London Overground sell-off to Deutsche Bahn

RMT has condemned the decision by Transport for London to hand the busy London Overground service over to failing rail privateer Arriva, a subsidiary of the German state railway Deutsche Bahn.

RMT general secretary Mick Cash said that it was ludicrous to hand LOROL services over to the German state as Arriva have just had their contract for the Tyne and Wear Metro ripped up with that service being taken into direct public control from April next year.

RMT says rail report "bears no relation to the real experience of passengers"

RMT Press Office

RMT hits back at “loaded” and “unreal” NAO report into rail franchising.

Rail union RMT has hit back at a report on rail franchising from the National Audit Office today – Tuesday 24th November – which the union describes as loaded in favour of continued private profiteering, being light-years away from the real passenger experience on the railways and sending out a message of “carry on franchising” to the private train companies.

General Secretary Mick Cash said:

RMT slam lack of investment, fragmentation and private profiteering that blights our railways

RMT blasts lack of investment and private profiteering as new figures show that average age of Britain's trains is now over 20 y

Rail union RMT today slammed the lack of investment, fragmentation and private profiteering that blights our railways as new figures were revealed this morning which show the age of trains on Britain's tracks has reached the oldest level in 14 years.