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TUC and unions launch joint campaign against job cuts

1 May 2012

The TUC, TSSA, fellow rail unions and transport campaigners have launched a campaign to fight job cuts, service reductions, ticket office closures and fare hikes in the rail industry.

Francis O'Grady

At a meeting with MPs at the House of Commons in late March, union leaders and representatives from the Campaign for Better Transport raised their concerns about the government’s proposals for the future of rail as outlined in the Rail Command Paper.

TUC deputy general secretary Frances O’Grady, said ‘The TUC is proud to support railway workers, passengers and communities in defence of affordable, accessible and safer rail. We will be stepping up our efforts and building on the fantastic partnership we have put in place with unions and transport campaigners in the months ahead.’

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