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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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Sir David Amess

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has condemned violence – regardless of political persuasion – after Conservative MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to

15/10/2021
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Electricity shock omnishambles: Rising prices force freight back to diesel
13/10/2021
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FIRST MINISTER FIDDLES WHILE SCOTRAIL BURNS

It’s lovely that Nicola Sturgeon shows up at Queen Street station in Glasgow to listen to a string quartet. But it is the railway workers in Scotland

04/10/2021
ASLEF: LSER

After this morning’s announcement that the government’s Operator of Last Resort is to take over the running of the London & South Eastern Railway Mick

28/09/2021
ASLEF: Remembering those who died in the Newton rail crash

On Wednesday 21 July we mark the 30th anniversary of the Newton rail tragedy when two drivers – ASLEF members Reginald McEwan, 61, and David Scott, 27

21/07/2021
Rail Industry Recovery Group - ASLEF Response to Statement

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has responded to the announcement today by the Rail Industry Recovery Group and its Enabling Framework Agreement.

15/06/2021
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ASLEF welcomes face coverings on London transport
14/07/2021
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ASLEF Remembers 7/7

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, today paused to reflect on the tragic events of 16 years ago

07/07/2021
ASLEF: TfL Funding Deal

The government, on Tuesday 18 May, only extended funding for Transport for London until tomorrow [Friday 28 May]. A short-term extension that only

27/05/2021
Grant Shapps: York, Leeds and Manchester upgrade

ASLEF general secretary Mick Whelan responds to government announcements of rail upgrades.

26/05/2021
ASLEF: Williams report comes up short

ASLEF has described the long-awaited, much-delayed, and watered-down Williams rail review – rebranded, post-pandemic, as the Williams-Shapps Plan for

19/05/2021
ASLEF slams the Sewell report on racism

ASLEF has slammed the ill-informed Sewell report on racism as an abdication of responsibility to those men, women, and children who suffer abuse at

08/04/2021