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Travel Chaos as Thousands of Rail Workers Strike Over Jobs, Pay and Conditions

Stationary London tube trains during a strike by tube workers.

Stationary London tube trains during a strike by tube workers.

Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Rail passengers were suffering fresh travel chaos on Wednesday when thousands of workers walked out on strike, crippling services across the country.

Disputes in the bitter row over jobs, pay, pensions and conditions are worsening, with more strikes in the coming days, and a wave of industrial action planned next month on the railways and London Underground.