Grand National day rail strikes expected to cause severe disruption

Grand National day rail strikes expected to cause severe disruption

Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North operators to stage 24-hour walkout on 8 April amid long-running dispute

Workers at three rail operators are to stage a 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National amid a long-running dispute over staffing and the role of conductors.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union at Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North will walk out on 8 April, causing travel misery for hundreds of thousands of commuters.

Related: I work for Southern rail: this is why I am striking

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Source: Guardian Transport

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