Rail Strikes to Cost UK Economy Almost £100 Million, Cebr Says
- Transport system to be hit by 3 days of action from June 21
- Researcher says 250,000 people will be unable to work on day 1
Rail and underground strikes due to hit the UK for three days later this month could cost the economy almost 100 million pounds ($125 million), with London dealt the biggest blow.
That’s according to analysis by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, which estimates around 250,000 people will be unable to work on June 21, the first day of action when the mass walkout is set to have the greatest impact.