Northern Rail asks Acas to intervene in row with RMT over guards
Rail operator asks arbitration service to establish inquiry into issues at heart of dispute
Northern Rail has asked the employment arbitration service to intervene in its two-year dispute with the rail union RMT over the role of guards on trains.
On Saturday union members will hold their 41st day of strike action since March 2017, leaving customers with few or no rail services for the 18th consecutive Saturday.
Source: Guardian Transport