Two weeks to avoid ‘utter chaos’ on trains at Christmas: Ministers demand unions stop ‘grandstanding’ as experts warn of meltdown with new timetables due to take effect
- Experts warning of ‘utter chaos’ unless rail reforms deal is done within fortnight
- Ministers are demanding that unions stop ‘grandstanding’ and settle the row
- A wave of industrial action has been slated for railways over the festive season
Travellers have been warned they face ‘utter chaos’ over Christmas unless a deal can be struck to settle rail strikes in the next fortnight.
As unions, operating companies and ministers continue to squabble over pay and reforms, experts have raised fears about a complete meltdown when new timetables take effect.
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