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News | 25 Apr 2022

ITF condemns Russian attacks on Ukrainian railway stations

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) expressed shock and dismay at the invasion of Ukraine and its continuing escalation and the dire...

News | 31 Mar 2022

Women in railways: share your views

As part of the ITF Railway Global Action Week, 27 March – 3 April 2022, we are launching an online survey specifically targeted for women railway workers.   At...

News | 10 Oct 2021

Time for change: mental health is a collective responsibility

On World Mental Health Day (Sunday 10 October 2021) the ITF is urging stakeholders across the transport sector to come together and recognise their collective...

News | 29 Sep 2021 Press Release

Global Transport Chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain workers

Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have today called on the world’s heads of government gathering at this week’s UN General Assembly to end a...

News | 23 Apr 2021

Lodging of new appeal sparks renewed pledge for global solidarity for SRUT 13

Global transport unions today renewed their support for leaders of the State Railway Workers’ Union of Thailand (SRUT) following the lodging of a new appeal to...

News | 27 May 2020

ITF demands safe and sustainable railways for all

Rail has the potential to be one of the most powerful tools to reverse the crises of inequality, climate change and COVID-19, whilst keeping the global economy...

News | 07 Apr 2020

Russian rail union in Covid-19 response

The Russian rail union, ROSPROFZHEL, has been playing a leading role in the Covid-19 response. Representatives from the union are working at the headquarters setup...

Page | 12 Feb 2020

Organising

Unions are facing enormous challenges in today’s globalised transport industry. Privatisation, deregulation and commercialisation have led to railway line...

News | 10 Jan 2020

Pakistani rail union to protest in multiple cities

ITF-affiliate, the Railway Workers Union of Pakistan (RWU Open Line), is to hold simultaneous protests in eight cities to force the railway administration to...

News | 05 Dec 2019

French rail strike: ITF pledges support

The eight million workers from 142 unions in 78 countries of the ITF railway section family have pledged support for the four French unions starting an...