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Representing railway workers around the world. Railway workers include train drivers, engineers, guards, control officers, signal staff, yard officials, shunters, rolling stock and track maintenance workers, cleaners, caterers, ticket staff and customer service professionals.

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Railways News

News | 14 Mar 2019

ITF rail unions join national protest

The ITF-affiliated AIRF and NFIR unions joined a day of protest by central government employees in India on 13 March. The demonstration was about problems with...

News | 07 Mar 2019 Press Release

Women in public transport – ground-breaking agreement

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) representing 18 million transport workers and UITP (International Association of Public Transport) have...

News | 12 Feb 2019 Press Release

ITF solidarity with Belgium strike

“On behalf of the 18 million transport workers of the ITF, I send support and solidarity to the workers of Belgium in their campaign to win a fair share of their...

News | 22 Jan 2019

Rail unions organise at the ITF

The officials met at ITF House, London, to discuss tactics for organising in private rail companies. The aim of the workshop was to explore possible solidarity...

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