FINAL ITINERARY FOR GLASGOW TO LONDON RMT MARCH AND CAMPAIGN
FOR RAIL RENATIONALISATION TO SAVE TAXPAYER £4.5 BILLION
This is the final programme of
RMT's two week long 14 cities national mobile demonstration and march from
Glasgow to London to put the case for rail renationalisation during the general
Saturday, 16th April
2005 - Glasgow
12:30pm Assemble St Enoch’s Square -
Rally at 1:00pm. Speakers Bob Crow General Secretary; Bill Speirs General
Secretary STUC; Tommy Sheridan MSP; Phil McGarry Regional Organiser RMT
Scotland, Janice Godrich President PCS. Move off approx 1:45pm – march finishes
at Duke Street Railway Station
Sunday, 17th April
2005 - Edinburgh
11. 45 Am: Assemble Market Street
and March through City to Brunswick Street.
2:30pm: Supporters meeting at CWU
Club, Brunswick Street. Speakers Bob Crow General Secretary and Colin Fox MSP
(Convener of SSP).
Newcastle – Monday 18th
12.15pm: Assemble for March through
City at Haymarket Metro Station.
1.00pm: Rally at Monument.
6.30pm: Public meeting, Royal
Station Hotel, Neville Street. Speakers – Mick Cash - RMT Senior Assistant
General Secretary, Jim Cousins - Labour candidate
Newcastle Central, Kevin Rowan -
Northern TUC Secretary, Dave Hopper - NUM.
Newcastle/Durham- Tuesday April
8.00am: Demonstration assembles and
leafleting of Newcastle Central Station.
3.00pm: Demonstration assembles and
leafleting in Durham city centre.
York’s & Humber
York -Wednesday April 20
12.30pm: Demonstration assembles
Clifford’s Tower for march through town to railway station.
5.30pm: Public meeting, Crescent
Working Men’s Club, The Cresent.
Speakers include RMT General
Secretary, Bob Crow.
Hull - Thursday April 21
11.00am: Demonstration assembles at
Hull station, also leafleting of Jameson Street, King Edward Street, Queen
Victoria Square, Princes Quay shopping centre, Whitefriargate and Old Town.
2.00pm: Join demonstration at
junction of Mount Pleasant and Holderness Road for leafleting
Leeds -Friday April 22
12.00pm: Join demonstration for
leafleting of Leeds station.
1.30pm: Join demonstration for
Leafleting of Brigate Street area.
4.00pm: join demonstration
Leafleting of Leeds station during the evening peak.
Manchester -Saturday April 23
11.30am: Demonstration Assembles at
All Saints Park for March to Mechanics Institute.
1.30pm – Public meeting Mechanics
Institute. Speakers include Bob Crow - RMT
General Secretary, Alan Manning -
North West TUC Regional Secretary,
Bob Wareing - Labour candidate
Liverpool, West Derby.
Liverpool -Sunday April 24
11.30am: Demonstration assembles
Pier Head for March to Hope Street.
1.30pm – Public Meeting at the Casa,
Hope Street. All welcome. Speakers include Bob Crow - RMT General Secretary.
Derby -Monday April 25
12.00: Demonstration assembles for
march from Blue Peter pub roundabout to Derby Station.
6pm: Public Meeting Spot Conference
Centre, Sacheverel Street. All welcome.
Speakers include RMT Assistant
General Secretary Pat Sikorski, Gill Whittaker, PCS, Dave Roberts President
Derby Trades Council.
Nottingham -Tuesday April 26
10.30am: Demonstration assembles
Nottingham Station for leafleting of city centre and Victoria shopping centre.
4pm: Demonstration assembles for
leafleting of Nottingham Station during evening peak.
6.30pm: Public meeting Royal Naval
Association Rooms, Arkwright Street.
Speakers include, Bob Crow - RMT
General Secretary, Alan Simpson -
Labour candidate for Nottingham
South, Roger McKenzie - Midlands TUC Regional Secretary.
Birmingham -Wednesday April 27
11.00am: Demonstration assembles
junction of High Street Union Street and march to Chamberlain square for Rally
6.00pm: Public meeting. Birmingham &
Midlands Institute, Margaret Street.
All welcome. Speakers include, Pat
Sikorski - RMT Assistant General Secretary,
Lynne Jones - Labour candidate for
Birmingham Selly Oak, Roger McKenzie – Midlands, TUC Regional Secretary, Doug
Nicholls General Secretary of the Community & Youth Workers
London & South East
Milton Keynes – Thursday 28th
11.00am: Demonstration assembles
outside John Lewis for leafleting of city centre
4.00pm: Demonstration assembles
Milton Keynes station
Northampton 29 April 14, 2005
London – Monday 30th
12.00: Assemble Whitehall Place
March: SW1 for march through London
(Westminster and Embankment
3.00: Camden Centre, Bidborough
Street, WC1H 9BT
(Euston and Kings Cross stations)
Bob Crow, RMT General Secretary
John McDonnell, RMT Parliamentary
Billy Hayes, CWU General Secretary
Mark Serwotka, PCS General Secretary