The UK is bracing itself for yet more travel chaos as another series of planned strikes are set to take place this weekend. Bus, rail , and tube services will be affected in London this week due to separate planned strikes by unions. Over 1,600 bus drivers, who are members of the Unite union and employees of London United, will walk out for two days, grinding the services provided by the iconic red vehicles to a halt. But when will the London bus strikes take place, and will your route be impacted? Here is everything you need to know. When are the London bus strikes? The bus strikes take place over Friday, August 19 and Saturday, August 20 . The Friday strikes will impact bus, tube, and rail services, while Saturday’s planned action will only impact buses and trains, as tubes are set to start up again from 8am. There will be no strike action on Sunday, though it is predicted disruption will still affect some services. Bus passengers in North and … [Read more...] about When are the London bus strikes and which routes will be affected?
For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Scotland’s rail network is expected to suffer significant disruption this week as a result of strike action. Members of the RMT union who work for Network Rail announced they will walk out on Thursday and Saturday this week over a pay dispute. While the dispute does not involve ScotRail – the publicly-owned train operator north of the border – signallers will be among those who will be striking, which will have a knock-on effect that will see most services cancelled. Previous strike action by the union allowed just 189 services to go ahead, but that figure will increase to 378 during this round as trains are set to reach Fife and the east coast. There will be two trains per hour between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh and Helensburgh Central, Glasgow Central and Hamilton, Glasgow … [Read more...] about Major disruption expected on Scotland’s rail network as a result of strike
Keir Starmer quizzed on polling by BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info On Monday morning, presenters Sally Nugent and Jon Kay were joined by Labour leader Keir Starmer and they discussed Labour's position during the current crisis. Sally slammed the Labour party’s position and the effectiveness of their opposition as she compared Starmer's popularity with his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn . Related articles Coronation Street fans 'work out' true murder suspect in DNA twist BBC Breakfast presenter shares concern for Roger Johnson With the current cost of living crisis across the UK, many people have questioned Starmer and the Labour Party’s stance. The Labour Party … [Read more...] about ‘Polling below Jeremy Corbyn!’ Sally Nugent hits out at Keir Starmer over Labour stance