When, where and why is the Southern rail strike taking place?

When, where and why is the Southern rail strike taking place?

Key questions answered on the industrial action – and a look at who is to blame for the mess

No trains are running at all on Southern’s network on Tuesday morning, leaving hundreds of thousands of passengers in Sussex, Surrey and beyond stranded. It is the biggest strike on the railways since privatisation in 1994, as drivers from the Aslef union have followed conductors from the RMT in taking industrial action in the long-running dispute on Britain’s biggest commuter franchise.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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