Peter Lazenby - 12 November 2018
WORKERS at Northern Rail staged their 35th day of strike action in defence of keeping safety-critical guards on trains on Saturday.
Pickets from rail union RMT were in action across northern England.
Northern Rail is part of Arriva Rail Northern, which is owned by German state rail operator Deutsche Bahn... See more
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