UK Rail network to remain paralyzed in next 3 days

2022-06-21 12:30:25 Logistics News (Roadways & Railways)

Britain's railway network this week faces its biggest strike action in more than three decades in a row over pay as soaring inflation erodes earnings.

 

More than 50,000 workers will take part in a three-day national strike

 

Rail union the RMT has said that more than 50,000 workers will take part in a three-day national strike, according to International media reports.

 

The Rail Unions argue that the strikes are necessary as wages have failed to keep pace with inflation, which has hit a 40-year high.

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The strikes are planned for June 21st to June 24thin the biggest dispute on Britain's railway network since 1989. Talks have not progressed as far as I had hoped and so we must prepare for a needless national rail strike and the damaging impact it will have according to spokesman of Network Rail, which looks after the country's rail tracks.

 

union bosses  accused of refusing to meet for further talks

 

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has accused union bosses of refusing to meet for further talks last week and instead attending a protest march against the rising cost of living.  

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