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17 Aug 2019 | 03:55 AM UTC

UK: Staff at South Western Railway to strike Aug. 30-Sept. 2 /update 1

United Kingdom News Alert

Staff at South Western Railway plan to strike between August 30-September 2; significant transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

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The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has said that staff at South Western Railway plan to strike between Friday, August 30, and Monday, September 2, due to the delays in talks about guaranteeing a guard on each train. Participants are due to begin the strike at 00:01 on August 30 and finish at 23:59 on September 2.

Localized transportation disruptions and an increased demand for alternative transportation are expected during the strike action.


Individuals throughout the UK are advised to monitor developments, anticipate a heightened security presence, increased demand for alternative transportation, and localized transportation disruptions.


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