Southern ​​rail passengers face more disruption as two-day strike begins

Southern ​​rail passengers face more disruption as two-day strike begins

Two out of five trains cancelled and no service on some routes during 48-hour walkout in dispute over role of conductors

Commuters on the Southern rail network which connects towns on the south-coast with London face more travel misery as a two-day strike gets under way.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union have begun a 48-hour walkout as part of their dispute over proposed changes to the role of conductors on trains. The company plans to make drivers responsible for closing doors – something that already happens on many services across the country.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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