Exact date train drivers will strike in massive pay dispute as commuters face MORE travel hell | The Sun

THIS is the exact date train drivers will strike in a massive pay dispute as commuters face MORE travel hell.

A new walkout has been announced as workers and officials struggle to come to an agreement on wages.

And now drivers are set to strike on September 1, Aslef announced.

Overtime is also being banned on September 2 as Brits are plunged into chaos.

Aslef said its strike will force train companies across England to cancel all services, while the ban on overtime will "seriously disrupt" the network.

The companies affected are Avanti West Coast; Chiltern Railways; c2c; CrossCountry; East Midlands Railway; Greater Anglia; GTR Great Northern Thameslink; Great Western Railway; Island Line; LNER; Northern Trains; Southeastern; Southern/Gatwick Express; South Western Railway; TransPennine Express; and West Midlands Trains.


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It will be the 12th one-day strike by Aslef members since the dispute started over a year ago.

It comes after train operators revealed last week they would strike over August Bank Holiday weekend, and the following weekend, too.

RMT membersrevealed 14 train operators will strike on August 26.

The rail unions are also campaigning against controversial plans to close most railway ticket offices.

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