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Rail strike action for tomorrow called off

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South Western Railways Train (image courtesy of Wikipedia)

Strike action by the RMT on South Western Railway planned to start tomorrow (Thursday 21st June) has been called off by the Union.

Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said “RMT welcomes the fact that following joint talks with South Western Railway, under the auspices of conciliation service ACAS, and subsequent correspondence, adequate progress has been made regarding the dispute over the role of the Guard and the extension of Driver Only Operation.

We hope that the talks can continue in a constructive manner and an agreement can be reached.

Therefore the union has suspended industrial action on South Western Railway planned for 0001 Hours on Thursday 21st June 2018 until 2359 Hours on Saturday 23rd June 2018.”‎