UK Strike: countdown to shutdown

Tesco train on HML (Scotland's Railway)

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 Thursday, and again on Saturday. Neither side has been in conciliatory mood. Sunday was a day in which both sides of the argument pursued their beliefs with religious zeal – albeit in words and sentiment that would be unwelcome in a place of worship.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “UK Strike: countdown to shutdown”

bönström bönström|20.06.22|12:24

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