Lightning storm above railway

Storm clouds gather over UK rail strike 

Lightning storm above railway Denny Müller, Unsplash

The executive of the trades union RMT is scheduled to meet later today (Tuesday 7 June) with the country braced to expect the announcement of strike action later in the month. After an overwhelming vote returned by the membership in favour of action, the union is expected to call out its 40,000 members as early as 21 June – the earliest date that the union can legally start action.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for and

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