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.

Train divers' walkout brings more misery on UK railways

LONDON (AP) — Workers, vacationers and sports fans faced travel disruption in Britain as thousands of train drivers walked off the job Saturday, the latest strike in an increasingly bitter labor...

New UK rail strike brings train services to a crawl

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s railway network ground to a crawl on Wednesday after 40,000 staff walked off the job in a dispute over jobs, pay and working conditions. Train companies said only about a...

UK railways disrupted again as workers strike over pay and conditions

More than 40,000 staff involved in widespread action after union leaders rejected ‘paltry’ 4% pay riseThe railways will again grind to a halt on Wednesday as workers strike over pay, job security...

Rail strike of over 40,000 workers across Britain to go ahead on 27 July

Members of RMT union will strike next week after talks over pay, jobs and conditions broke downA planned strike of over 40,000 workers at Network Rail and more than a dozen train companies will go...

U.K. Declares National Emergency in Heat Wave as Europe Faces Record Temperatures

With temperatures forecast to exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the country issued its first-ever “red extreme heat warning,” as schools shut, train companies canceled services and health authorities...

Britain on course for hottest day on record

Britain was on course for its hottest day on record on Monday with temperatures forecast to hit 40C for the first time, forcing train companies to cancel services, schools to close early and...

UK rail strike strands commuters, pits workers against govt - The Associated Press

About 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff strike. London Underground subway services also hit by a walkout on Tuesday. The dispute centers on pay, working conditions...

UK's biggest rail strike in 30 years brings nation to complete standstill

Up to 40,000 staffers are staging a walkout on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Strike will shut down most of the UK’s rail network, bringing the country to a standstill. Last-minute talks between...

Labor market 'worse than the 1970s' as strikes hit UK, Nobel Prize-winning economist says

London School of Economics' Pissarides says labor markets are going through "some of the most difficult periods" he has experienced. Britain's RMT Union confirmed Monday that planned railway...

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