Southern rail issues ultimatum to RMT over role of conductors
Rail firm says it will sack conductors unless a deal is reached midday Thursday in dispute that has caused months of disruption, cancellations and strikes
Southern rail has issued an ultimatum to the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers’ union (RMT), announcing that it will sack conductors unless a deal is reached by Thursday.
The franchise, which is run by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has faced months of disruption, cancellations and strikes, as well as the emergence of commuter activism, as the company faced off with the union.
Source: Guardian Transport