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Only one of five trains in circulation

Only one of five trains in circulation

The country has been experiencing the biggest strike chapter for 30 years. The tone between the railway unions and the conservative government is growing.

Rail traffic in the UK was disrupted on Saturday, the third day of a railway workers’ strike. The train strike in Britain, which began on Tuesday and Thursday, is the largest train strike in three decades. Claims are related to wages, which do not follow the 40 years of inflation seen in the United Kingdom. According to traffic forecasts, only one in five trains will run and half the tracks will be closed. It is only available from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Disruptions are also expected on Sunday.

Steve Mongomeri, chairman of the Rail Delivery Group, which represents UK train operators, advised passengers not to travel.Only if necessaryAnd learn about traffic conditions. The RMT union, which has called for a strike, is demanding a pay rise in line with inflation, but also condemns the possibility of a “” strike.Thousands of layoffsAnd deterioration of working conditions. “In a modern economy, workers must be properly rewarded for their work, provided with good conditions, and given the peace of mind that they will not lose their jobs.The organization’s general secretary, Mike Lynch, warned that the movement could spread without agreement.

Conservatives are making progress

From Kigali, where he attended the Commonwealth Summit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson rated Sky News.Has the right to expect fundamental reforms“, Especially in the face”Practices that are not defended by anyone other than union leadersHis government announced this week its intention to change the law to allow the use of temporary workers instead of strikers and to reduce the impact of social movements.Disproportionate“.

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For his part, Transport Minister Grant Shops blamed RMT on Twitter.It affects the lives of hard working people every dayThis week’s strikes have cost the sector an estimated m 150m (€ 174m).