Two train companies have announces two new train strikes on 30th September and 5th October but what are the companies in question? Read on to find out.
ASLEF, the union that represents train drivers across the Uk, is striking over dispute for pay and conditions. The announce of their strike for saturday, 30 september and wednesday 4 on friday the 15 of september.
As well as the two further days of strike action, they also impose an overtime ban across the whole rail network from 2nd to 6th of October.
“The strikes will force the operating companies to cancell all services and the ban overtime will disrupt the network”, ASLEF said.
They added that the privatised train companies “have always failed to employ enough drivers to provide a proper service”.
“The service they promise passengers, businesses, and the government they will deliver without asking drivers to work their rest days.”
What train companies are affected?
- Avanti West Coast
- Chiltern Railways
- c2c CrossCountry
- East Midlands Railway
- Greater Anglia
- GTR Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Island Line; LNER
- Northern Trains
- Southeastern Southern
- Gatwick Express
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- West Midlands Trains