Rail union confirms strike action on South Western Railway will go ahead

A RAIL union has confirmed that strike action on South Western Railway starting on Monday and lasting throughout December will take place after talks broke down.

Thursday, 28th November 2019, 6:06 pm
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The RMT said South Western Railway ‘point-blank refused to show any serious movement’ over passenger safety and accessibility at the platform. RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: ‘RMT is angry and frustrated that proposals guaranteeing the safety of the guard at the point of dispatch – which would have cost the company absolutely nothing – have been kicked back in our faces.’

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