Southern has go-ahead to cancel 350 trains a day, claims RMT union

Southern has go-ahead to cancel 350 trains a day, claims RMT union

Southern blames staff sickness for cancellations while union accuses rail company of gross mismanagement

The government has given a beleaguered rail company permission to introduce an emergency timetable allowing it to cancel another 350 trains a day, it has been claimed.

The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said it was given the figures at a meeting with company officials from Govia Thameslink, which runs Southern rail.

Related: Southern rail strike: conductors’ 24-hour walkout causes travel chaos

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Source: Guardian Transport

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