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Fight or Walk: The Chicago transit fare strike

Italian train fare strike, 2005

Reports on struggle railway cleaners in Italy, 2002

Documents on cleaners' strikes in Paris and Milan, 2002

Major rail strike affects France

Job losses, worksened working conditions and fear of privatisation led to strikes across France on Wednesday.

US: Rail bosses sue over "sick-out" wildcat strike

Between September 22 and 24, 80% of the Salt Lake City area's train engineers called in sick in a row over working hours. Now Union Pacific are suing their union.

Heathrow Express strike tomorrow

More than seventy RMT members are set to go on strike at Heathrow Express on Thursday, after rejecting a pay offer by a margin of 12 to 1.

1922: The Hong Kong strike

The history of a huge general strike in Hong Kong which won many concessions, including a 20% pay hike.

The Pullman railway strike, 1894 - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn on the history of the militant struggle of workers at the Pullman railway car company in Chicago against wage cuts and sackings, in which over 30 were killed in savage repression by over 14,000 police, militia and soldiers.