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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.

We fight for the rights of railway workers through:

  • campaigning
  • education
  • research
  • solidarity

We share information and coordinate action to combat the negative effects of restructuring, privatisation and outsourcing.

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Railways News

News | 17 Jun 2019

Vatican, ITF and employers join forces to fight for global justice

Final Statement of the Workshop (Casina Pio IV, 4-5 March 2019) The Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, in collaboration with the...

News | 29 May 2019

Ukrainian rail activists unite for workshop 

Nearly 40 railway activists have come together in Chernihiv, Ukraine to plan how they can adapt to organise in restructured railway companies.  Women and...

News | 22 May 2019

Live: Stephen Cotton at the International Transport Forum

Ending exploitation in supply chains, sharing ownership of data and public ownership of public transport - just three of the issues ITF general secretary Stephen...

News | 22 May 2019

Union win! New Zealand railway workers gain big concessions 

Members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) in Auckland, New Zealand have secured a provisional agreement with multinational employer Construcciones...

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