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

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Railways News

News | 12 Apr 2019

CIS rail unions unite in Georgia   

Rail unions from 14 CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries have come together to share experiences and find ways to work together on railway...

News | 03 Apr 2019 Press Release

Global unions condemn Brunei’s homophobic laws

The world’s global union federations have come together to unequivocally condemn new laws in Brunei that punish homosexual sex with death by stoning. Today, a...

News | 27 Mar 2019

Fair transport is safe transport

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton spoke to thousands of transport workers rallying in Brussels to demand #FairTransport for Europe. He addressed the rally...

News | 25 Mar 2019

Indian rail workers rally in Mumbai

Around 1,000 rail workers have demonstrated in Mumbai, India to demand that the new pension scheme is scrapped and an end to a delayed review of central government...

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