Rail passengers will suffer fresh travel disruption in the next few days because of more strikes in long-running disputes over pay, jobs and conditions.
Train companies are warning that services will be “severely reduced” because of industrial action by drivers and other workers. Passengers are being advised to plan ahead and check the times of first and last trains.
Members of the drivers’ union Aslef will walk out today and 3 June, while the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has called a strike on 2 June.
Mick Whelan, general secretary of Aslef, told the PA news agency there was “no waning in enthusiasm” from train drivers to continue taking industrial action.
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