Rail strikes suspended after unions received new wage offer
Millions can finally breathe a sigh of relief as all industrial action at Network Rail has been suspended.
The strikes were due to start on March 16 after the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) rejected offers from train operators.
The national RMT board confirmed that they had received a new offer from the employer.
As a result, all Network Rail strikes have been canceled until further notice.
The RMT said further updates would be given in the coming days.
In an update on Twitter, the union added that there would be a referendum by Network Rail workers.
There are currently no changes to the planned action against the 14 rail operators represented by the Rail Delivery Group on March 16, 18, 30 and April 1.
Network Rail’s 24-hour strike would have coincided with teachers’ strikes in England and Wales and actions by university staff.
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