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Latest ASLEF News

ASLEF welcomes commitments to Wales & Border rail staff

Friday 29th September 2017

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has welcomed the promises made today [Friday] in the Welsh government’s published commitments to rail...

ASLEF in action in Brighton

Wednesday 27th September 2017

General secretary Mick Whelan spoke at a Campaign for Labour Party Democracy fringe meeting at the Queen's Hotel on Monday night and at a Justice for Colombia fringe meeting at the Hilton Metropole on Tuesday night. EC president Tosh McDonald spoke to conference from the podium on composite motion 7 about rail on Tuesday afternoon.

Mick elected to NEC

Wednesday 27th September 2017

ASLEF's general secretary Mick Whelan – who is already chair of TULO – was elected to the national executive committee of the Labour Party on Monday in a sign of the growing importance and influence of ASLEF in the Labour Party and the labour movement. ‘I want to thank all those who supported me,’ said Mick. ‘It’s a great privilege for me, and my union, to be elected to this position.’

ASLEF at the Labour Party conference

Monday 25th September 2017

ASLEF  has sent four delegates – Mick Whelan, general secretary; Tosh McDonald, EC president; Andy Botham of Derby branch; and Mark...

Southern dispute update

Thursday 21st September 2017

Further discussions between ASLEF and GTR have taken place today [Thursday] and significant progress has been made. We are now...

ASLEF backs Richard Leonard

Wednesday 20th September 2017

ASLEF is supporting Richard Leonard in his campaign to become the next Scottish Labour leader. Mick Whelan, general secretary of...

Tube drivers vote to strike

Monday 18th September 2017

    ASLEF members on London Underground have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in an industrial dispute with the company....

Mick Whelan on The Week in Westminster

Sunday 17th September 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers' union, was interviewed with Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South,...

Simon Weller re-elected to TUC general council

Saturday 16th September 2017

Simon Weller, ASLEF'S assistant general secretary, was re-elected to the general council of the TUC on...

ASLEF in action in Brighton

Saturday 16th September 2017

  ASLEF delegates made a series of significant interventions in debates at...

ASLEF at the TUC

Tuesday 12th September 2017

ASLEF has sent five delegates – Mick Whelan, general secretary; Simon Weller, assistant general secretary; Dave Calfe, EC vice-president; Cliff...

Concerns about fast tracking

Monday 11th September 2017

In August 2017 the Executive Committee was informed of concerns among some members regarding the competencies and experience required of...

BTP: Sign the petition

Thursday 24th August 2017

Kevin Lindsay, ASLEF's organiser in Scotland, is urging members to sign this petition calling on the Scottish government to stop...

Journey times: the real problem

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has called on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to act to...

Women only carriages are not the answer

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, says women-only carriages are not the answer to the growing...

ASLEF calls on Grayling to do right by Wales

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, says the Conservative government must invest in our railways and...

ASLEF and Southern

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Southern dispute update: Parallel talks have taken place between GTR and ASLEF on the three issues between us. These will...

It's not up to the north, it's up to Grayling

Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has slammed Chris Grayling for saying it’s up to the...

RIP Neil Milligan

Monday 21st August 2017

It is with sadness that the union has learned of the death of former ASLEF general secretary and District No....

Government must intervene on fares

Tuesday 15th August 2017

Commenting on the July RPI announcement which will see fares rise by 3.6% from January 2018 ASLEF General Secretary Mick...

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