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The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers is a progressive, democratic and highly professional trade union, a fast growing union with more than 85,000 members from almost every sector of the transport industry - from the mainline and underground railways, shipping and offshore, buses and road freight.

Protecting and bettering our members' pay and conditions is the key RMT objective. We negotiate with over 150 transport-sector companies - using every opportunity to drive home our positive agenda for better pay, shorter hours and safer working conditions.

RMT members can rely on their union to protect and promote their interests in the workplace.

Main Trades
Mining, quarrying and extraction
Oil and gas extraction
Male 72,881 | Female 12,593 Total 85,474
Employers represented include:

Network Rail, London Underground, Transport for London, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, Southern Railways, Arriva Trains, Stagecoach Group, Caledonian MacBrayne, Wightlink,

General secretary
Mick Cash
Cost of membership

Full Rate - £4.77 (Basic salary or equivalent earnings is above £21,100 per annum)
Low Rate - £2.05 (Basic salary or equivalent earnings is below £21,100 per annum)

Membership benefits

- Better Pay
- Improved conditions
- Workplace representation
- Health and Safety protection
- Full range of membership benefits
- Legal cover - workplace and criminal for you and your family
- Credit Union
- Full-colour monthly magazine - RMT News


39 Chalton Street



020 7387 4771
020 7387 4123
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