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  1. Eurostar sell-off a short-sighted privatisation

    4 March 2015

    Commenting on the sale of the UK's stake in Eurostar, Manuel Cortes, leader of the TSSA rail union, said: "George Osborne, because of his outdated belief in unvarnished Thatcherism, is once again selling off the family silver for short-term financial gain.

  2. South East passengers pay out over £9,000 a year

    3 March 2015

    Long distance commuters are spending over £9,000 to get to work in London, new figures reveal today.

  3. Ministers playing politics with northern franchises

    27 February 2015

    Nick Clegg and Patrick McLoughlin were accused of playing politics for electoral gain in the North today after they announced the timetable for re-franchising Northern and the Trans Pennine franchises.

  4. French farce over late running rail uniforms

    25 February 2015

    "Oh Mr Porter, what shall I do, after six long months, I am still without a clue..... as to where my new uniform is."

  5. London night-running needs real planning not press stunts

    20 February 2015

    Manuel Cortes, leader of the TSSA rail union, said "Boris Johnson's publicity stunts are getting more and more desperate and deluded as he heads for the exit door at City Hall to become an MP on May 7 for Uxbridge.

  6. TSSA welcomes Labour promises of public control of railways

    18 February 2015

    Rail union TSSA today welcomed the comments made by Michael Dugher, Labour's Shadow Transport Secretary, that under Labour our railways will be under public control and that the current franchising system will be scrapped with the public sector running sections of our rail network as soon as this happens.

  7. First Great Western set to win new franchise after 'union busting' row

    16 February 2015

    Labour and Lib Dem MPs condemn "Worst Great Western" over lack of social responsibility

  8. ORR reveal 'free ride' for private franchises

    16 February 2015

    Passengers and taxpayers are carrying virtually all the financial burden for our privately run rail industry, the TSSA said today.

  9. First ScotRail TSSA Members Update Your Details Now!

    13 February 2015

    All TSSA members in First ScotRail need to ensure that their membership details are correct so we can protect your employment rights.

  10. TUPE Transfer: First ScotRail staff to Abellio (daytime services) and to Serco (Caledonian Sleeper service)

    13 February 2015

    See below for details of the TUPE Transfer that affects all First ScotRail employees since the Scottish Government awarded the ScotRail franchise to Abellio and the ScotRail Caledonian Sleeper to Serco.

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