Caledonian Sleeper workers vote to go on strike amid claims of 200 train defects [Herald]





Date: 15/12/2015

Workers on the Caledonian Sleeper rail service have voted to go on strike in a row over claims of defects on trains. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union backed walkouts and other forms of industrial action by 9-1. The union has accused operator Serco of failing to fix faults on the service between Scotland and London.


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Caledonian Sleeper workers vote to go on strike amid claims of 200 train defects

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Workers on the Caledonian Sleeper rail service have voted to go on strike in a row over claims of defects on trains.

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