Topic: Strike

Aerial view of the Port of Felixstowe. Photo credit: John Fielding

Felixstowe strike threatens Christmas

A damaging strike is underway at Felixstowe. It’s the busiest intermodal port in the UK, and a key rail freight terminal. Already there are concerns that the damage to the supply chain could take months...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

One UK dispute solved – eight more break out

A long-standing dispute in Scotland, between the publicly owned ScotRail and the trades union ASLEF, which represents drivers, has been resolved. On the same day, however, eight more operators – all in England – fell...Read more
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UK Strike: Reconciliation recedes

The prospect for a resolution to the current rail dispute in Britain seems even further down the line. A deal is less likely now, at the end of a week of strike action. With the...Read more
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UK Strike: countdown to shutdown

The Great British Rail Strike is just one day away, and barring a turning of the tide that would impress even King Canute, the network is set to grind to a halt on Tuesday, and...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton