Campaigns can help unions defend jobs and stand up for rail workers’ rights — but dealing with major changes in the rail industry requires a longer-term approach.
Below are details of the issues ITF is currently involved with. Join us in the fight against privatisation, with more rights for rail workers and better safety on the tracks.
About Action Week
Road, rail and urban transport unions united in action
Women in railways
Railways are a male-dominated industry. Women in the railway industry tend to work in administration, sales, catering and cleaning. They’re also…
Protecting railway workers’ jobs
Railway safety means removing risk and danger from our workplaces and providing a safe form of public transport for passengers. However,…
Container safety is an issue for port workers, seafarers, truck drivers and railway workers— the workers in direct contact with the containers along…
Democracy demands more: repression and trials in…
The ITF concluded a weeklong visit to South Korea and witnessed firsthand the South Korean’s ongoing criminalisation of labour union rights.
Renationalisation of the East Coast Mainline…
The UK government has taken the decision to renationalise the East Coast Mainline rail service after the franchise agreement with Virgin Trains and…