Rails unions protest at over 50 train stations nationwide

Rail unions are gathering today at over 50 stations, including the Birmingham New Street station and the Birmingham International station to protest fare hikes announced this morning.

Rail travellers face an increase in rail fare ranging from 4.3 – 9.1 per cent. The revised fares will be implemented from January 2014.

Brum Transport reports live from the protests organised by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union in Birmingham:

 


Soon to follow: Interview with Ken Usher, regional organiser, Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) workers union.