Tag Archives: passenger transport

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Two-tiered bus system warning


Unite has issued a warning against the ‘Uber-isation’ of bus services, following an announcement from beleaguered transport secretary Chris Grayling outlining proposals in support this... Read More
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Uber buses?


Unite has criticised on-demand bus services to be trialled by Transport for London (TfL) as the union raised concerns over higher fares, safety and threats... Read More
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Driven to distraction


When Tan Rashid gets home after a shift the exhausted Middlesborough bus driver sits quietly in a dark room.   Unite member Rashid said, “We... Read More
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‘Very good’ pay deal


Drivers working for Greater Manchester’s Metrolink have accepted a ‘very good’ three year pay deal, Unite announced today (August 7).   Unite hailed the package... Read More
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Left behind


Struggling families in the North are being locked out of job opportunities because of unreliable and unaffordable public transport, new research has shown.   The... Read More
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Tram strikes off


The strikes planned in the Sheffield supertram pay dispute have been suspended, as the 200 drivers and conductors vote on a revised pay offer.  ... Read More
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Driverless buses?


Plans by Stagecoach to trial the UK’s first driverless bus must prioritise jobs and safety the transport firm has been told.   Current legal restrictions... Read More