• January 2018 Kicks off with More Rail Strikes

    2017 was a very difficult year for the British rail industry. Disputes over pay and job security have resulted in rail worker strikes all over the country, causing countless disruptions and delays for passengers. To make matters worse, British Rail Prices will rise 3.4 percent in 2018, which is the highest increase in five years. Unfortunately,

  • Five Companies Face Walkouts on the Same Day as Rail Strike Chaos Continues

    The past few months have been a difficult time for the rail industry in the United Kingdom. Reoccurring strikes against multiple rail providers over pay disputes and the innovation of Driver Controlled Operation (DCO) trains remain serious issues for union members and rail companies. The strikes are compounded by

  • Save more than 70 per cent as coaches keep Britain moving on Christmas

    The annual Christmas rail shutdown will leave many Brits clueless about how to get from A to B over the holidays. This year, however, might result in even more severe trouble for travellers: in addition to the lack of rail service on Christmas Day, a potential rail strike from Southern Railway, airport strikes and around

  • Southern Railway: 5-Day-Walkout Causes Commuter Chaos

    Monday, 8 August 2016, marked the beginning of a 5-day-walkout staged by Southern Railway staff. The train company, which runs services from Sussex and Surrey to London, Kent, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire, has been the target of rail strikes for several months now with the dispute focusing on a

  • Rail Strike Alert in the UK: RMT Threatens to Stage Further Walkouts

    Commuters and travellers in the UK might be faced with difficulties over the next few months as the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) continues its ongoing dispute with rail provider Southern Railway. After members of the union had staged a 24 hour walkout in late April, a set of two back-to-back 24 hours strikes