Why are the biggest national rail strikes in 30 years happening in the UK? – BBC News


The biggest UK rail strikes in 30 years have begun, causing severe disruption to passengers.

Industrial action is taking place over June 21, 23 and 25, with commuters advised not to travel by train.

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) called for action over pay, job cuts, and changes to working conditions. It wants a 7% pay rise, compared to the 3% offered by employers.

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This news story originally appeared at Travel News - on5 November 2022