Rail strike: Isle of Wight services runs as normal despite walkout

Rail strike: Isle of Wight services runs as normal despite walkout

Rail strike: Isle of Wight services runs as normal despite walkout - Published The Isle of Wight is one of the only places in the country where train services are running as normal despite rail workers going back on strike. Most other stations across the south of England have come to a standstill on the second day of action this week. The 30 members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) on the island all voted against the strike leaving services unaffected. The union is picketing over job cuts, pay and working conditions. Analysis By Paul Clifton, BBC South transport correspondent The tiny 8.5-mile Island Line is different in many ways. Today it is the only part of the rail network to offer a full service. …
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