Rail drivers union Aslef has agreed to hold former talks with employers next week as drivers from nine train operators are staging a 24-hour strike on Saturday over ongoing disputes over pay, jobs, and conditions.
Aslef members from nine train companies walked out on Saturday, crippling large parts of the network, with some parts of the country having no services. It’s the fourth and the largest strike Aslef members have staged since last month.
The companies affected are Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, LNER, London Overground, Southeastern, and West Midlands Trains.
Labour MPs Barry Gardiner and Dawn Butler joined the picket line at Willesden Junction in northwest London….
Source: The Epoch Times