RMT union and Govia Thameslink Railway questioned on rail services

04 July 2016

The Transport Committee hears from the RMT union and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) in the second of three evidence sessions on improving the rail passenger experience.


Tuesday 5 July 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10.05am

  • Mick Cash, General Secretary, National Union of Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT)

At 10.45am

  • Dyan Crowther, Chief Operating Officer, Govia Thameslink Railways
  • Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer, Govia Thameslink Railways

Purpose of the session

This additional session has been arranged to reflect the weight of evidence received from passengers on GTR's Southern Railway services, and examines: 

  • the causes of disruption on this part of the rail network
  • the actions taken to date to improve the situation, including the Remedial Plan agreed in February 2016
  • the issues which have led to the current industrial dispute, which has further exacerbated the disruption experienced by passengers, and the prospects for conciliation and resolution

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