Three-day Southern rail strike begins

Three-day Southern rail strike begins

Company says it will run around 60% of its normal timetable but warns there will be no trains at all on some routes

Rail passengers on some of the country’s busiest routes face a fresh bout of travel chaos for the next three days as another strike in the bitter row over the role of conductors gets under way.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union were due to mount picket lines as the industrial action started on Tuesday, with disruption set to continue until Friday morning.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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