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ASLEF's press officer is Keith Richmond. He can be contacted on 0207 324 2407 or 07977 498794 or by email richmondk@aslef.org.uk

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ASLEF: Keeping the trains running in Scotland for key workers

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has agreed to move the end of the current rest day working agreement with ScotRail to help the trains keep running in

26/01/2021
ASLEF slams government for levelling down

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has condemned the government for 'levelling down' after it slashed funding to the body that oversees transport in the

15/01/2021
Liz Truss Must Get Real

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has condemned remarks by Liz Truss, the Women and Equalities Minister, in her New Fight for Fairness speech today.

17/12/2020
Government must explain rail budget cut

ASLEF, has called for the government to come clean about its plans to rebuild Britain after it was revealed that it has slashed £1 billion from its

04/12/2020
Eurostar: Government Must Act

ASLEF, has called for the government to intervene to prevent Eurostar going to the wall. The move comes after the company admitted it is 'fighting for

26/11/2020
ASLEF Slams Crash Lies

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has slammed 'lies and misreporting' after a report by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch into a collision between

19/11/2020
Jeremy Corbyn

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has welcomed the decision by the NEC to readmit Jeremy Corbyn as a member of the Labour Party, but is disappointed

18/11/2020
TfL Funding Deal Secured

Transport for London has agreed a deal with the UK Government for funding to enable the capital's transport network to keep running for another six

02/11/2020
Driverless trains bombshell

A secret Transport for London document has revealed that driverless trains on London Underground would cost a staggering £7 billion – making the plan

26/10/2020
Welsh rail to be nationalised

We have welcomed the decision of the Welsh government to bring rail services in Wales back into public ownership.

22/10/2020
Boris Johnson Hands Out a Political Punishment Beating for London

ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has condemned the government's attempt to punish the capital.

21/10/2020
Margaret Ferrier MP

ASLEF, the train drivers' trade union, has called on Margaret Ferrier, the SNP MP for Rutherglen & Hamilton West, to apologise and reveal which

01/10/2020