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PremierLeague-News.Com - Network Rail and 13 more train operators will join today's strike over pay and working conditions
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A second of three scheduled rail strikes will go ahead in Scotland today as talks broke down between RMT union members and railway employers. The RMT union continues to be involved in a bitter dispute over pay and working conditions, and accused the Transport Secretary of "wrecking" negotiations. Members of the union at Network Rail and 13 train operators will walk out on Thursday following a stoppage on Tuesday, crippling large parts of the rail network. Read More Related Articles Simple 65p plant hack to keep flies out of your home this summer Read More Related Articles Two teenage best friends die in horror crash on way back from day at the seaside RMT members are also scheduled to stage further strikes on Saturday. Passengers across the UK have been facing continued disruption this week, even on days in between the three scheduled 24-hour strikes. ScotRail cancelled 90% of its services on Tuesday, while cross-border services were also badly affected.
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. ScotRail said this has been mainly caused by the staggered reopening of signal boxes. The train operator urged any passengers wishing to travel on its services this week to check timetables on its website in advance.
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It made a specific mention to fans of The Eagles to check trains ahead of the group's concert at Murrayfield on Wednesday. About 40,000 Network Rail staff are believed to have walked out at midnight on Tuesday. Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here . READ NEXT: Scots farmer living in caravan after price of petrol leaves him penniless Scots murderer who killed his wife take his own life after charity shop suspension Scots dog stolen from island on Loch Lomond by men in speedboat
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