21 Jun 2022

Train strikes: Will we see a summer of travel chaos?

Political Editor

Just a fifth of trains have been running and half of lines across the country were shut altogether today – in the biggest rail strike for a generation.

Meanwhile although some took to their cars, millions of others have worked from home rather than try struggling into the office.

The leader of the RMT union said his members were leading the way for all workers who were “sick and tired of having their pay and conditions slashed”. They’ll meet employers tomorrow for more talks.