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All aboard! Double rail petition hand-in

2 Dec 21

This morning, Myles, Kate and Faye from the 38 Degrees staff team delivered two huge petitions: one demanding a freeze on rail fares, the other urging the Government not to break its promises on levelling up rail in the North of England.  Levelling up promises...

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Crossrail: Win!

5 Oct 17

Good news! Thanks to you and 87,000 other 38 Degrees members, the government’s announced £300 million to help fix transport in the North of England. This is a step in the right direction. The extra cash will help link up towns and cities in the...

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Guards on Merseyrail trains

27 Sep 17

23,000 of us have signed a petition calling for guards to remain on Merseyrail trains. But Merseyrail bosses still aren’t budging. The people who keep us safe on trains in Merseyside could be scrapped to save cash. Now we have a new chance to make sure our...

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Scotland’s Trains: The Last Three Months

18 Jan 17

Last year, Scotland’s trains were a mess. Passengers were left stranded as trains skipped stations – or didn’t turn up at all. Delays meant people missing work and even hospital appointments. Things were so bad that train company ScotRail, was forced to cough up millions...

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Keep Passengers Safe: Don’t Break-up & Privatise Network Rail

5 Dec 16

Passengers across the UK could be put at risk by government plans for our railways. Tomorrow, Chris Grayling MP, the transport minister, is due to announce plans to make private companies responsible for train track safety again, instead of Network Rail. Network Rail is run...

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ScotRail Rip-off

21 Oct 16

This post was written by David Taylor, a 38 Degrees member from Hillington. My  name is David and I’m 18. Just a few weeks ago my life took a turn for the worse when I lost my job. I was doing an apprenticeship but my...