The RMT union representing workers on Northern Rail announced a continuation of weekly strikes through Saturday, February 16. Strikes will be held for 24-hours each Saturday, including January 26, February 2, February 9, and February 16. The union has stated that the ongoing strike is over staffing and safety matters. Transportation disruptions are expected weekly along Northern Rail lines and crowded conditions are possible for alternative modes of transportation.
Northern Rail operates train services for North East, North West, and the Yorkshire areas of England.
Individuals in the UK are advised to monitor the situation, allow additional travel time, and anticipate transportation disruptions along Northern Rail lines and crowded conditions for alternative modes of transportation.