Christmas shoppers were hit by travel disruption on Saturday when rail workers staged their 40th strike in the bitter dispute over guards on trains.
Christmas shoppers will suffer travel misery on Saturday because of another strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Workers on some of the busiest rail services in the country are to strike on the Saturday before Christmas in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has not been stripped of its franchise despite its “unacceptable performance” following the introduction of the May timetable, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said he had apologised “many, many times” already, after he was criticised by MPs investigating train timetable chaos that gripped parts of the network earlier this year.
The Transport Secretary should have been more proactive in preventing the train timetable chaos this year and swift reforms are needed to restore passengers’ trust in the railways, according to MPs.
The Transport Secretary should have been more proactive in preventing this year’s train timetable chaos, while swift reforms are needed to restore passengers’ trust in the railways, according to MPs.
A fresh warning of industrial action on the railways has been issued as a transport body announced it does not support removing a second person from trains, the issue at the heart of the long-running guards’ dispute.
Rail passengers in the north of England could face “significant disruption” in the run up to Christmas as part of the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Workers on one of London Underground’s busiest lines are to go on strike on the weekend before Christmas in a dispute over industrial relations.