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Britain’s train drivers will stage a fresh round of strikes and an overtime ban from the end of January and into Februaryin a long-running pay dispute, the ASLEF trade union said on Monday.
Drivers working across 16 train companies will stage one-day strikes in groups that will last until early February, ASLEF said.
< p>“ We have given the government every opportunity to come to the table but it is now a year since we had any contact from the Department for Transport,” ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan said.
The department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Britons have faced severe travel disruption since 2022, as a cost-of-living crisis spurred demands by transport workers for higher pay.