Arriva Rail North Saturday strikes: how they will affect passengers east of the M60 motorway
After two months without strike action, there has been no sign of a resolution between Arriva Rail North and the RMT union. From Saturday [25 August], industrial action will resume on services operated by Arriva Rail North’s Northern franchise.
The latest Arriva Rail North strike dates, and how they will affect passengers east of the M60 motorway
Following a recent spate of cancellations and fundamental changes to our rail timetables, more passengers could be taking to their cars on Thursday and Saturday. Those two days (24 and 26 May) will see continued strike action from Northern guards.
News of the latest Arriva Rail North and Merseyrail Electrics strike dates
Following on from last year’s strikes, the first normal working week of 2018 will see three rail strikes in Northern England. As well as Northern’s dispute, Merseyrail Electrics staff will also be striking on the same days.
From tomorrow [Saturday 08 July], Northern rail guards will begin their three-day strike. As a consequence, there will be fewer Northern services than normal. Of the services that will be running over the weekend, trains and bus replacement services will begin running at 7am and cease around 7pm.
Forthcoming Arriva Rail North strike dates, and how they will affect passengers east of the M60 motorway
Following on from previous one-day strikes since the 13 March, the RMT union have announced details of more industrial action next month. Whereas previous strikes have fallen on Mondays and Fridays, the latest dispute will cover three days in July.
How Arriva Rail North’s industrial action will affect passengers east of the M60 motorway
Next week shall see one of Northern England’s biggest rail strikes. Possibly the largest rail related industrial action since 1989’s nationwide rail strike. The biggest after rail privatisation began since Arriva Trains Northern guards went on strike in 2001 and 2002. On Monday (13 March), Arriva Rail North guards and drivers will begin a one-day strike. Their concern is the introduction of DOO – Driver Only Operation. Its introduction is part of Arriva Rail North’s franchise agreement with the Department for Transport.
Proposed industrial action for Queens Road and Oldham depots
Strike action affects all Saddleworth services from Oldham and Manchester;
Passengers within Salford, Rochdale, Oldham, Trafford and Manchester affected;
Normal service on most First Greater Manchester routes within Tameside, Bolton, and Bury.
This Tuesday, Oldham and Saddleworth passengers will see grave disruption to most of its bus services. Following a trade dispute regarding changes to staff conditions and bargaining procedures, First Greater Manchester are set to go on strike. The strike will affect drivers at their Oldham and Queens Road depots, with most of Oldham’s and Saddleworth’s buses affected. Continue reading “Selected First Greater Manchester Depots Set to Go on Strike”→
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