Commuters Stranded As UK Hit By Biggest Rail…

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Commuters Stranded As UK Hit By Biggest Rail…

Commuters Stranded As UK Hit By Biggest Rail…

Travel across British railway ground to a Tuesday as the was hit by its biggest strike action in more than 30 years.

The strike action left many commuters stranded and persuaded many to stay at home.



According to the RMT rail union, the strikes are necessary as wages have to keep up with the inflation rate in the UK.

The inflation rate in the UK hit a 40-year high and is on course to keep rising, news.com.au .
 
But negotiations will resume Wednesday, the RMT . Network Rail, which looks after the country’s rail tracks, told AFP discussions would begin at 10:00 am (0900 GMT).
 
were not to travel all week, with two more days of strike action scheduled for Thursday and Saturday havoc with .
 
Long queues formed at bus stops on the outskirts of London shortly after 6:00 am (0500 GMT), but many gave up as carried on without stopping, already full.
 
“Everything is kind of going tits up at the – planes, trains, everything.
 
The country appeared over the strikes, with 37 percent in favour this week compared with 45 percent against, according to a snap YouGov survey.
 
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said he “deplored” the strikes, which he said evoked the “bad old days of the 1970s” when action was far more common.
 
The country to “stay the course”, defending reforms to the rail network as needed and in the public .
 
The walkouts risk causing disruption to major the Glastonbury music festival.
 
The strikes are the biggest dispute on Britain’s railway network since 1989, according to the RMT. And rail warn of disruption throughout the week.
 
And as well as the above-ground rail strike, RMT members on the London Underground are staging a 24-hour Tube train stoppage Tuesday.

also warn railway jobs are at risk, with passenger yet to fully recover after the of pandemic lockdowns.

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