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Fears 'biggest rail strike in modern history' will create 'serious challenges' in keeping goods moving and supermarkets stocked

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Fears are growing that union action on the railways billed as the “biggest strike in modern history” will bring the UK to a standstill, with empty shelves and petrol pumps running dry. Plans are being drawn up for freight trains to take priority over passenger services to keep supermarket shelves
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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The Independent

Plan to prevent food shortages amid fears of ‘biggest rail strike in modern history’

RMT general secretary Mick Lynch warned that ‘a national rail strike will bring the country to a standstill’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Fears summer rail strike could lead to empty supermarket shelves and pumps

A "summer of discontent" with empty supermarket shelves and petrol stations running dry is feared if a rail strike takes place as unions ask for a pay rise to keep in line with inflation

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

Emergency plans to stop food crisis as biggest rail strike in modern British history looms

Rail bosses are working to stop union barons unleashing mass disruption amid a global food supply crisis

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

Fears 'biggest rail strike in modern history' will create 'serious challenges' in keeping goods moving and supermarkets stocked

Unions say strike action is needed in England and possibly Scotland, due to issues over pay, compulsory redundancies and safety concerns.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Metro News

Fears of empty shelves as unions plan 'biggest rail strike in modern history'

The RMT could lead 40,000 workers out on strike and 'bring the country to a standstill' over pay and conditions.

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Times

Ministers fear ‘biggest rail strike in modern history’

Fears are growing that union action on the railways billed as the “biggest strike in modern history” will bring the UK to a standstill, with empty shelves and petrol pumps running dry. Plans are being drawn up for freight trains to take priority over passenger services to keep supermarket shelves st

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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