Rail strikes hit northern passengers as Southern dispute spreads
More than half of services to be cancelled on Northern and Merseyrail on Monday, but Southern expects to run 90% of trains
Strikes will affect trains on three franchises across England on Monday, as the row over the future roles and responsibilities of guards on the rail network spreads from Southern to Northern and Merseyrail.
Members of the RMT union are to walk out for 24 hours in protest at changes to their jobs.
Source: Guardian Transport