Rail strikes over Christmas

Rail strikes over Christmas

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:43am 22nd November 2019. (Updated at 7:54am 22nd November 2019)

It looks like a 27 day strike by rail workers will go ahead affecting commuters travelling from Weymouth to London Waterloo.

Talks to resolve a dispute over guards on trains have now broken down.

Members of the RMT union on South Western Railway will be walking out for 27 days.

The strikes will start on the 2nd December and will affect travel along the Weymouth to London Waterloo Line.

The action is expected to cause huge disruption for commuters and Christmas shoppers.