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Transport Salaried Staffs' Association

TSSA is an independent trade union for the transport and travel trade industries. We have thousands of members right across the UK and Ireland, working for the railways and associated companies.

Our members are the lifeblood of our union, thanks to our organising approach. Day in, day out, they give up their time and energy to supporting their colleagues at work and building TSSA’s grass roots.


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Latest News

  1. TSSA Warns Network Rail Over Compulsory Redundancies

    12 May 2021

    TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has issued a warning to Network Rail (NR) about the prospect of industrial action related to compulsory redundancies.

  2. Anger at West Midlands Trains as "crass" clickbait Covid scam backfires!

    11 May 2021

    WMT have made headlines for all the wrong reasons. A PR disaster played out across social media and mainstream news this week following our union's reports of a "cynical and shocking stunt". Members were promised a bonus for working to keep trains running during the pandemic only to find they were victims of a cruel company con trick to test IT security.

  3. Anger Over Shocking Covid Bonus Stunt At West Midlands Trains 

    10 May 2021

    TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has hit out at West Midlands Trains (WMT) for a "cynical and shocking stunt" which saw the company falsely promise bonuses to employees for their hard work during the pandemic. 

  4. TSSA Urges Safety First Approach After Train Cracks Halt Services 

    8 May 2021

    TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has praised engineering staff for finding hairline cracks in trains and said services must not resume until it's "one hundred per cent safe" to do so. 

  5. Shapps must come up with the cash so travel doesn't become preserve of the rich - Cortes

    7 May 2021

    TSSA General Secretary Manuel Cortes today urged Transport Minister Grant Shapps to provide financial support to the travel trade to fund covid-related refunds so holidaymakers can book with confidence.

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