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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...

News | 28 Nov 2019

#UnionWin – Canadian rail workers reach tentative agreement after massive support

The Teamsters Canada union has reached a tentative agreement with Canadian National (CN) to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, train workers...

News | 24 Oct 2019

Rail unions in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan organise for new challenges 

Over forty railway union activists from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan have come together to share strategies on organising in restructured railway companies. The...

News | 15 Aug 2019

Unions plan Eurasian railway cooperation 

An ITF delegation has been in South Korea as rail unions in the region plan to work closely across a key transport corridor.  The ITF railway section chair, David...

News | 08 Aug 2019

ITF welcomes Pakistani rail union

The Railway Workers Union (open line) (RWU) of Pakistan has joined the ITF.  Despite political turmoil in the country, the RWU has campaigned hard to keep...

News | 02 Aug 2019

South American rail unions make plan to unite

Activists at an ITF railway unions’ workshop in Chile have agreed to look at ways to unite to build workers’ power. Participants at the gathering agreed that...