Fresh rail strike for next weekend

Workers on Arriva Rail North are to stage a series of fresh 24-hour strikes in the bitter row over the role of guards, but a planned walkout on another train operator has been called off.

Friday, 17th August 2018, 1:50 pm
Updated Friday, 17th August 2018, 1:55 pm

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at Arriva (Northern) will walk out on three consecutive Saturdays, August 25 and September 1 and 8, following the failure of talks. R

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ichard Allan, deputy managing director of Northern, said: “The RMT’s announcement of yet more strike action is disappointing and frustrating.”