The man who served as deputy to rail union leader Bob Crow for 12 years was elected his successor after the sudden death of the union legend this year.
A LEADING trade union has endorsed a Yes vote in Scotland's referendum battle, on the day Ed Miliband joined the campaign to encourage traditional Labour supporters to reject independence.
THE would-be leader of the rail union RMT has warned of the prospects of Scottish strikes to win more pay and shorter working weeks for workers.
Alan Pottage says he would not hesitate to bring Scotland's rail network to a standstill and talks of using civil disobedience to support a future strike.
RAIL workers in London are to stage a series of strikes in three separate disputes which could impact on commuters and holidaymakers.