TransPennine rail union strike begins [BBC News]

Date: 24/08/2011

The first of two 24-hour strikes on First TransPennine Express (FTPE) trains has started after pay talks between unions and bosses broke down. The strike, by members of the Aslef union, started at 00:01 BST on Wednesday and is expected to cause disruption across the north of England.[From Mark Bartlett]

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Passengers queuing to get onto FTPE train

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The first of two 24-hour strikes on First TransPennine Express trains is under way after talks broke down.

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