Two-day walkout by rail workers on East Coast line

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 13 Apr 2017

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 48-hour strike.

The action due to a row over the role of guards and jobs has been announced by the RMT union.

They said that the two-day walkout from April 28.

The company has the contract to operate the service which links Doncaster and Newark with London, a vital link for northern Lincolnshire commuters. 

Hull Trains services will not be affected. 

The RMT previously said around 200 jobs were threatened, and that trains would become less safe.


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