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Rail Union Expands UK Strikes to Include 14 Train Operators

  • RMT says industry body has issued no offer on employment, pay
  • Track owner Network Rail makes jobs pledge in parallel dispute
Empty platforms at London Euston railway station.

Empty platforms at London Euston railway station.

Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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UK rail strikes next month will be expanded to include 14 train operating companies in addition to track owner Network Rail Ltd., the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers said.

The walkouts will take place on Nov. 3 and Nov. 5, the RMT said in a statement Wednesday, a day after announcing industrial action at Network Rail for the same two days and Nov. 7.