• UK to see 2nd national rail strike after talks hit stalemate

    5 days ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Britain faces the second of three national railway strikes Thursday after new negotiations between union and employers ended in deadlock.
    The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union accused the government of “wrecking” Wednesday's talks and said the 24-hour walkout by 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff would go ahead as planned. The union's action this week is Britain's biggest and most disruptive railway strike for 30 years.
    Rail infrastructure company Network Rail said it was “disappointed that the RMT have again chosen to walk away from negotiations...
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