First Great Western rail workers to strike over August bank holiday weekend
RMT union says members with FGW, including drivers and guards, will walk out on 23 August and over the bank holiday weekend in dispute over new trains
Rail workers with First Great Western have announced they are to stage a series of strikes – including over the August bank holiday weekend – as a long-running row rumbles on over the introduction of new trains.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, including drivers and guards, will walk out for 24 hours on 23 August and for 72 hours from 29 August, with other members who work on maintenance striking on 29 and 31 August.
Source: Guardian Transport