Merseyrail climbs down in guards dispute
Merseyrail and the RMT union have agreed, in principle, to retain guards on the network's trains.
It ends a dispute that has lasted more than a year and caused disruption to commuters through a series of stoppages.
The deal to retain a second person on the train was agreed through the conciliation agency ACAS - but it will probably result in higher fares to pay for the extra member of staff on Merseyrail's new fleet of trains which is due to be introduced in 2021.
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