It appears that the railway maintenance workers for Network Rail have just recently voted in very strong favor of a strike. This strike will be Britain’s first national rial strike in almost 16 years. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said that 77 percent of its members took part in the strike vote, while 89 [...]

Well it’s official…passengers who have upcoming plans to fly with British Airways may see some cancellations and delays due to a strike by the cabin crew. The members of the Unite union have confirmed that they are going to strike later on this month. The whole strike is over an ongoing dispute over pay and [...]

London to Birmingham High Speed Rail Plans Unveiled

Posted on: March 12th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

Apparently plans to create a high speed rail route from London to Birmingham through Chilterns has just been announced. This proposal would create 10,000 jobs, and it is also said that the train will be able to run at 225 miles per hour. The government said today that their plans for a 225 mile per [...]

Just yesterday morning British Airways found itself bracing the company for a lengthy strike by cabin crew. This news came as the talks between the Unite union and British Airways to resolve differences over pay and conditions broke down. Both sides are reported to have submitted concessions as a midnight deadline approached quickly. However, the [...]

Apparently this Easter season could prove to be a major problem for national rail users. This news comes as millions of travelers face travel problems caused by a strike threat. This would be the first national rial strike since 1994. The maintenance workers and signalers with the RMT union are currently being balloted on action [...]

British Airways Still Trying to Avoid Strike

Posted on: March 11th, 2010 Posted by Tiffany Phillips

British Airways has just recently put up an 11th-hour counter offer as peace talks continue over a looming cabin crew strike. The airline responded to the Unite union’s offer of a 2.6 percent pay cut with its own demands. Unite said that it has serious concerns about the offer and have proposed further cost savings [...]