Rail strikes hit Northern, Greater Anglia, South Western and Merseyrail

From BBC - January 11, 2018

Fresh strikes are expected to cause more disruption for rail passengers in the latest 24-hour walkout over safety.

RMT union members at Northern, South Western Railway, Merseyrail and Great Anglia are taking action for the third time in less than a week.

The union says scrapping guards and introducing driver-only operated trains risks passenger safety.

But the rail companies have insisted the move is safe and already widely used.

Picket lines are likely to appear at railway stations affected by the strike, and passengers are facing delays, cancellations and replacement buses in some parts of the country.

All four operators said some services would still be running:


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