Tag / ASLEF
Press releases • Jul 18, 2017 10:06 BST
Govia Thameslink Railway will be running longer Thameslink trains to and from Brighton during next month's renowned Pride celebrations, but the event will still be affected by the ASLEF drivers’ strike on Southern.
Press releases • Jun 23, 2017 12:15 BST
Southern plans to operate 75% of its weekday services on Thursday and Friday, 29 and 30 June, and is working to improve on this number from Monday 3 July
Press releases • Mar 15, 2017 17:06 GMT
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), parent company of Southern Railway, and ASLEF today announced they have agreed new terms to settle their dispute
Press releases • Feb 02, 2017 21:50 GMT
Following two weeks of intensive talks, the parties have now reached an agreement about the long-running dispute between ASLEF and GTR Southern. This resolves the current dispute, subject to securing the support of ASLEF members, and no further industrial action is planned.
Press releases • Jan 17, 2017 22:08 GMT
“We've always made clear our willingness to engage in meaningful talks with ASLEF to find a route forward to end their dispute."
Press releases • Jan 09, 2017 22:11 GMT
On the eve of the ASLEF drivers’ 3-day strike on Southern Rail this week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday), the train operator is reminding passengers to travel only if essential.
Press releases • Jan 05, 2017 22:12 GMT
“The independent rail regulator carried out a full and comprehensive review, including a thorough risk assessment, of our plans to implement driver-controlled trains on new routes on the Southern network. We warmly welcome their robust report which confirms that our roll-out programme is safe."
Press releases • Jan 04, 2017 22:14 GMT
Southern Rail has confirmed that none of its train services will run during next week's three-day ASLEF drivers' strike (10, 11 & 13 January).
Press releases • Jan 04, 2017 22:13 GMT
Responding to ASLEF's announcement this morning, a Southern spokesperson said: “This is a cynical ploy to minimise the impact on ASLEF’s drivers’ pay packets and maximises misery, disruption and hardship for passengers."
Press releases • Dec 15, 2016 22:17 GMT
Commenting on Southern/ASLEF talks at Acas, Nick Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Southern's parent company, said: "We're deeply disappointed, as our passengers will be, that ASLEF has been unable to accept our proposals and that we cannot find a way forward to end this dispute with the drivers' union at this stage."
Press releases • Dec 14, 2016 22:22 GMT
Passengers on Southern and Gatwick Express have been warned to expect services to be severely disrupted tomorrow, Thursday 15 December, following today’s drivers’ strike and the ASLEF union’s on-going refusal to allow drivers to work overtime.
Press releases • Dec 12, 2016 22:24 GMT
Southern Railway today advised the travelling public not to travel tomorrow, irrespective of the outcome of today's Court of Appeal hearing to try and obtain an injunction against the drivers' strikes, set to begin at midnight.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2016 22:26 GMT
GTR, parent company of Southern Railway, has confirmed it has lodged an urgent application at the Court of Appeal against the High Court decision on 8 December refusing an injunction to prevent industrial action by ASLEF.
Press releases • Dec 08, 2016 22:35 GMT
Passengers on Southern and Gatwick Express have been warned again to expect services to be severely reduced across much of the network on non-strike days from tomorrow (Friday), through the weekend and on Monday as a result of ASLEF’s continued overtime ban.
Press releases • Dec 08, 2016 22:34 GMT
Responding to the High Court's ruling today on an application for an injunction to stop ASLEF industrial action, Nick Brown, Chief Operating Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway, said: "Naturally we are disappointed. The judge said that such unprecedented strike action by ASLEF would cause massive disruption to the public."