Rail strikes begin on Southern, Merseyrail and Northern networks
Industrial action on three networks over role of train guards leads to deserted stations, empty trains and heavy traffic
Deserted stations, empty trains and heavy traffic marked the beginning of a 24-hour rail strike over the role of train guards on Monday morning.
The Southern franchise has been hit by a series of strikes in recent months, but Monday’s industrial action also involves the Merseyrail and Northern networks.
Source: Guardian Transport