Grand National day rail strikes expected to cause severe disruption
Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North operators to stage 24-hour walkout on 8 April amid long-running dispute
Workers at three rail operators are to stage a 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National amid a long-running dispute over staffing and the role of conductors.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union at Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North will walk out on 8 April, causing travel misery for hundreds of thousands of commuters.
Source: Guardian Transport