UK railways face another six months of industrial dispute

Concourse at Paddington station with a few passengers
Concourse at Paddington station with a few passengers Image Rail Delivery Group

The long-running industrial dispute plaguing Britain’s railways shows no signs of abating. The Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has secured yet another six-month mandate for strike action. This marks the fourth successful ballot by the RMT, reinforcing their resolve in the ongoing national rail dispute. The union is primarily in dispute over job security, working practices and pay.

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Author: Simon Walton

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

2 comments op “UK railways face another six months of industrial dispute”

Tim Walton|30.10.23|21:53

Shameful. These greedy left-wingers haven’t even put the last offer to the vote. They should be forced to do this, by law.

Christopher Beckett|13.11.23|20:21

Shameful. These greedy right-wingers don’t even want to pay their staff appropriately. They should be forced to do this, by law.

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UK railways face another six months of industrial dispute | RailTech.com

UK railways face another six months of industrial dispute

Concourse at Paddington station with a few passengers
Concourse at Paddington station with a few passengers Image Rail Delivery Group

The long-running industrial dispute plaguing Britain’s railways shows no signs of abating. The Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has secured yet another six-month mandate for strike action. This marks the fourth successful ballot by the RMT, reinforcing their resolve in the ongoing national rail dispute. The union is primarily in dispute over job security, working practices and pay.

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Author: Simon Walton

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

2 comments op “UK railways face another six months of industrial dispute”

Tim Walton|30.10.23|21:53

Shameful. These greedy left-wingers haven’t even put the last offer to the vote. They should be forced to do this, by law.

Christopher Beckett|13.11.23|20:21

Shameful. These greedy right-wingers don’t even want to pay their staff appropriately. They should be forced to do this, by law.

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