British railroad workers announced massive strikes in the UK: What are the dates
Aslef, the train drivers' union, has announced the latest round of protests in its long and bitter dispute with 14 English train operators over pay, jobs and working conditions.
Members of the union will take to the streets from December 2 to 8. Every day (except Monday, December 4), rail workers will rally in different parts of the city. In addition, a nine-day ban on overtime will lead to additional cancellations from December 1 to 9 inclusive, the Independent reports.
When and where strikes are planned
- Saturday 2 December: East Midlands Railway and LNER.
- Sunday 3 December: Avanti West Coast, Chiltern, Great Northern, Thameslink and West Midlands Trains
- Monday 4 December: no strikes
- Tuesday 5 December: C2C and Greater Anglia
- Wednesday 6 December: Southeastern, Southern/Gatwick Express, South Western Railway
- Thursday 7 December: CrossCountry and GWR
- Friday 8 December: Northern and TransPennine Trains
Neither ScotRail nor Transport for Wales are involved in the dispute.