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Current News / Campaigns...
RMT members vote for action on Arriva Rail North over failure to give assurances on guards - union confirms strike date. Further information at
What has rail franchising achieved?
Transport journalist CHRISTIAN WOLMAR continues the Railway Study Association’s theme for the year as he puts forward his view on privatisation (opens as a PDF).
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
‘Let’s talk transport – Re-Newcastle’ – development programme update to Newcastle City Council Overview and Scrutiny Committee (opens as a PDF).
RMT petition: Stop Northern Rail from introducing Driver-Only operation.
Living near major roads and the incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis: a population-based cohort study:
Link for NORTH EAST COMBINED AUTHORITY LEADERS
Link for NECA main transport commitee www.northeastca.gov.uk/who-we-are/north-east-leadership-board-governance/transportne-members
Link for Tyne & Wear transport sub committee www.northeastca.gov.uk/who-we-are/north-east-leadership-board-governance/tne-sub-members
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.