British Railway Workers to Strike on Oct. 1

LONDON (Reuters) —
Empty platforms at Wandsworth Common Station in south London, Aug. 12. (Kirsty O’Connor/PA via AP)

British railway workers from Network Rail and 14 train operating companies will take strike action on Oct. 1 in a dispute over pay, job security and working conditions, a union said on Tuesday.

The RMT trade union said the 24-hour strike action would “bring the railway to an effective standstill.” It comes after receiving no further offers from the industry to arrive at a negotiated settlement, the union added.

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