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June 22nd - Looking back on day one of the rail strikes as second day is confirmed

I've been looking to see what were the repercussions of yesterday's rail strike on the network and suffice to say it was an uneven picture. It seems major cities, where there are more people reliant on trains, had the worst of it but the action hasn't had any success in making everyone try to find a solution to the RMT issues with pay and compulsory redundancy, with a government unwilling to engage putting train operators in a difficult spot.

And more is to come, as it's been confirmed Thursday's industrial action will go ahead - with perhaps even more than the original three days being planned.

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