24-hour strike to hit Northern railways once again

Rail union RMT has confirmed that it was overseeing another 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North in an ongoing dispute over driver-only operations. The strikes are set for Tuesday, May 30 and are the latest in a series of clashes between RMT and operator Arriva. RMT says that the company is planning to introduce a minimum of 50% driver-controlled operations across the franchise once new rolling stock is introduced. The union said it was angry and frustrated that the company had “rejected” attempts to settle the dispute. It... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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