Further strikes across the UK public transport industry as a result of pay and job disputes are set to cause significant disruption to passengers, particularly in the capital city.
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Following three days of strike action in June 2022, RMT Union has announced that UK railway workers will be striking once again on 27 July 2022 over job security, pay and working conditions.
TfL's new campaign aims to challenge the normalisation and dismissal of sexual harassment as just ‘something that happens’ on public transport and in other public spaces.
The Rail Delivery Group is working with law enforcement to raise awareness of what constitutes sexual harassment, after government research revealed the scale of the problem.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK’s railways under single, accountable national leadership.
Railway staff will be offered lateral flow tests twice a week to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and reassure passengers when they start to return to the railway.
As of 15 June 2020 it will be mandatory for public transport passengers to wear face coverings in England, with operators and police able to issue fines and refuse service to those not complying.
Virgin Trains and British Transport Police are increasing employee safety by deploying 275 body cameras on frontline staff.
The next 10 years will see significant changes in the rail industry, including using digital technology to make journeys on the railways easier and simpler.
The Inclusive Transport Strategy, backed by hundreds of million pounds, will help ensure passengers with reduced mobility can travel confidently and easily.
Rail Delivery Group’s ticketing consultation seeks a ‘root and branch reform’ of fares and ticketing regulation, encouraging companies to simplify the ticketing process and consider smarter, digital alternatives...