UK has least reliable year for rail travel since records began

3.6% of planned trains cancelled or part-cancelled in year to 23 July, and more strikes due this weekBritain’s trains have had their least reliable year since records began, data has revealed, as...

Rail strikes: No services on some trains on Saturday

Some train companies say no services will run at all on Saturday while others have reduced timetables.

Network Rail managers accept 4% pay rise, ensuring some service during strikes

Government seizes on ‘fantastic news’ that will allow skeleton service to continue during planned strikesManagers employed by Network Rail have voted to accept a 4% pay offer in a move seized on...

Aslef leader calls Grant Shapps a liar in row over rail strikes

Mick Whelan denied transport secretary’s claim of unofficial strikes on Avanti West Coast trainsA row has broken out over the rail dispute after the leader of the drivers’ union called the...

Rail strikes leave Commonwealth Games city with almost no trains

‘Special shuttle’ is only service running in Birmingham after the latest industrial action on the network in England and WalesRail strikes brought fresh misery for millions across the country on...

More rail strikes extremely likely, says union boss

Travellers are facing another day of disruption on the second day of strikes, as half the network closes.

Rail strike: Second day of action under way after talks collapse

Second day of rail strikes after talks between RMT and railway employers break down. RMT accuses Transport Secretary Grant Shapps of "wrecking" negotiations. Mr Shapps calls the claim "a total...

Rail strikes and labor shortages are hurting UK economy

A separate strike by workers on London Underground also halted tube services. The railway strikes could continue for months, the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers has said....

Rail strikes: Biggest strike in 30 years to go ahead as talks fail

Passengers in England, Scotland and Wales face severe disruption. Last-ditch talks failed to stop the biggest rail strikes in 30 years. Passengers face disruption after rail strikes fail to stop...

UK braces for biggest rail strikes in 30 years after last minute talks fail

Union leaders say they have "no choice" but to go ahead with this week's train strikes, blaming Government cuts for 'hobbling the industry'. Ministers in tur...

Rail strikes: The passengers set to miss life events

Strikes will go ahead on most major lines on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Disruption to rail services on non-strike days is also expected. Network Rail has urged passengers to only travel by...

Judge grants BNSF temporary restraining order, blocking 17,000 workers from striking over new attendance policy

A federal judge in Fort Worth granted BNSF, one of the nation's largest freight companies, a temporary restraining order. Nearly 17,000 employees had threatened to strike over the company's new...

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