Arriva Rail North staff to consider strike action over role of train guards

Arriva Rail North staff to consider strike action over role of train guards

RMT to ballot members over issue which has already caused long-running dispute with Southern Railway

Disputes over the role of train guards are set to spread to another rail company after a new strike ballot was announced.

The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said it was in dispute with Arriva Rail North, which runs the Northern franchise, and its members will vote on whether to take action.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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