First three-day Southern Rail Strike begins

First three-day Southern Rail Strike begins

The first of a series of planned strikes on Southern trains are going ahead despite the RMT union advising its members to sign the rail company's new contracts.
The RMT has held a series of walk-outs since April in the dispute over the role of guards on Southern services.
On Monday, the union the company had made a last-minute legal bid to stop the strikes.
Southern said it would run about 61% of its normal timetable.
But, it warned, many routes would have fewer trains, while some routes would have no service at all.
Members of the RMT will mount picket lines at the start of the strike,... read more

11 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 49
Source: BBC

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