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Rail union RMT has confirmed that a 24 hour strike on Arriva Rail North this Friday, 28th April, will go ahead after the company failed to offer any progress at all in further talks this week over the guards and drivers safety dispute:
Joint letter on the Bus Bill published! After many failed attempts to get it in the Times, we finally got it in the Guardian: www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/05/local-authority-run-bus-companies-provide-some-of-the-best-services
Proposed cuts and other changes to Stagecoach buses in Newcastle! Stagecoach are holding a public consultation. Please follow the link and give them your views by 24th February: www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/north-east/newcastle-proposed-changes
An ACTION ON RAIL event is taking place at Newcastle Central station on Tuesday 3 January 2017, 8-9.30am. TWPTUG will have its banner out for the event. Contacts on the day are RMT Regional Organiser, Micky Thompson and RMT Newcastle Rail & Catering Branch Secretary, Alan Andros.