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    Southern Rail Five Day Strike

    The RMT union is to conduct a five-day walkout due to conflicts with parent firm Govia Thameslink (GTR). GTR intends to use new trains where drivers, as opposed to guards, open and close train doors using CCTV, sparking job loss...

    ‘One of a kind’ employee knocks chicken-pox off its socks

    A Birmingham airport employee has been termed ‘one of a kind’ after she helped a family reach their destination using her quick wit and initiative. The Doyle family from Coventry were already aboard their plane and looking forward to frolicking...

    New Identity for West Midlands Transport

    The new identity of Transport for West Midlands is to all change with blue trams, red buses and orange trains the mayor has announced. Earlier this month the city had the unveiling of one of the brand new blue trams...

    Safer Travel in Birmingham

    “The public quite rightly expects to be able to travel on buses, trams and trains without fear for their safety." Crimes on Trains, Buses and trams have reduced across Birmingham after live CCTV footage has been introduced. Crime Commissioner David Jamieson...

    Insensitive Air India

    Footage Shows Staff Refusing To Let Passengers Board A video has circulated on social media showing Air India staff refusing to let distressed passengers on board. The video, which has had 29,000 shares so far, shows staff barely reacting as...

    Uber To Appeal London Ban

    Uber has officially appealed the decision by Transport for London (TfL) last month not to renew its licence in the city, meaning that it will continue to operate indefinitely. The ride hailing giant said on Friday that it had filed the appeal...

    Birmingham Hajj and Umrah pilgrims advised to check health advice

    Birmingham Muslims are being advised to check the latest health advice before journeying to Saudi Arabia for Umrah and the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Due to concerns of Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), pilgrims are being urged to check the...

    HS2: The Future is Now

    High Speed 2’s imminent release of £7 Billion represents the biggest tender for procurement in the history of the UK. £3 Billion is ring fenced for Greater Birmingham.  The coming of HS2 places Greater Birmingham in Zone 5 on the London Underground Map....

    Baggage Handlers Picket

    Demonstration Held Over Unfair Labour PracticesBaggage handlers have protested outside the British Airways terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport against what they deem unfair labour practices. Amity Paye, spokeswoman for the Service Employees International Union, says the workers set up...

    HS2 To Cost Double Official Figure

    According to the Department for Transport (DfT), the HS2 will be the most expensive railway in the world, costing a staggering £403m per mile. The analysis came from Michael Byng, who created the method for pricing projects for Network Rail....