Christmas tree at Manchester Piccadilly station

UK strikes to run up to Christmas and after New Year

Christmas tree at Manchester Piccadilly station Network Rail

Britain is braced for a series of damaging rail strikes, disrupting the run up to Christmas and the return to work in the new year. The largest trades union in the rail industry, the RMT (Rail Maritime and Transport) will stage a series of walkouts, each lasting forty-eight hours, during December and January. In a major escalation of the long-running dispute over pay, conditions and job security.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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