Southern rail passengers face week of disruption because of RMT strike
Union accuses government of sabotaging talks on eve of five-day walkout that will hit hundreds of thousands of commuters
Hundreds of thousands of rail passengers face a week of travel disruption because of a five-day strike in an escalating dispute over the role of conductors.
The walkout by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at Southern rail beginson Monday. It follows the collapse of talks aimed at resolving the long-running row.
Source: Guardian Transport