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Rail workers to strike for another two days!

Rail workers to strike for another two days!
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Rail workers are already set to strike this month on the 27th of July and even the 30th of July, however, rumor has it there are more strikes set to happen in August over a row over jobs, pay, and conditions.

The RMT had already announced a strike for 27 July, however, there are now two new dates that strike may occur and people will be left with no trains to get on. Thousands of trains will be off as Rail Workers and train operators are set to walk out.

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These dates are as follows, the 18th and 20th of August. Remember these dates.

“made some progress” with Network Rail on terms surrounding job security and other matters, but added the wages offered were “not good enough We have also got the problem that the train operating companies, which is half of this dispute [involving] 20,000-plus members, have not made any offer at all.” said Mr Lynch to the BBC program today!

These are the dates and more provided from the BBC of the Rail strikes and who they will involve!

  • Wednesday 27 July: RMT workers, including guards and signaling staff, employed by Network Rail and 14 rail companies will stage a 24-hour walkout.
  • Saturday 30 July: Train drivers at eight train operators who are members of the Aslef union will go on strike over pay.
  • Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August: RMT workers will walk out again if the dispute is not resolved.

Train Operators involved are;

  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • LNER
  • East Midlands Railway
  • c2c
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern Trains
  • South Eastern
  • South Western Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Trains
  • GTR (including Gatwick Express)

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