Manchester and London stations brought to standstill by Afrin solidarity blockade

Dozens of people blockaded train tracks at Manchester’s Piccadilly station today, shutting down the major city transport hub for most of the afternoon — followed by a blockade at Kings Cross in London. Friends of Kurdistan Manchester (FKM) reported that Kurds, their friends and supporters were blockading the stations to raise pressure on the British

Solfed: Rail firms are putting profit and power before people

In this short statement, first published at solfed.org.uk, Manchester Solidarity Federation are urging support for rail workers facing dangerous cuts to jobs. Rail guards on October 3rd took action to protect their jobs on Northern,‎ Southern, Merseyrail and Greater Anglia services. The strike is aimed at preventing rail companies from removing the guards from trains

No TAV: A war for the Susa Valley’s soul

This month the campaign against high-speed railway line TAV kicked into life once again as construction work began on a project which has been been fought against for decades across Italy, France and Switzerland. Italy’s government wants, whatever the cost, to impose the Turin-Lyon line line which critics say is useless, expensive, harmful to health and