The overgrown railway line to Leith docks

UK strike update: more to come or solution in sight?

Dormant rail connections, like this one to Leith Docks from the East Coast Main Line, could be revived under Scottish freeport measures (Geograph UK)Image Geograph UK

Could one union be about to strike, while another is about to strike a deal? That is the question that faces negotiating teams on both sides of the long running and increasingly bitter round of disputes on the British railway network. With a fresh round of industrial action only a week away, there are contrasting views of the state of the dispute. The next planned stoppages are on Wednesday and Friday, 1 and 3 February.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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