Rail strikes to go ahead as talks break down
A 24-hour rail strike will go ahead on Wednesday as part of a long-running dispute over driver-only operated trains.
The move, which will see RMT staff working for Northern Rail walk out on Wednesday, comes after talks to avert action broke down, the RMT union said.
Northern, which operates services in Yorkshire, the North West and the North East, said it would be operating a reduced service, BBC News reported.
It said any services it was able to run were expected to be very busy.
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