Fresh rail strikes hit re­gion

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RAIL users face more dis­rup­tion to­day and Satur­day due to fur­ther North­ern Rail staff strike ac­tion.

RMT union work­ers are walk­ing out as part of a lengthy dis­pute over plans for driver-only trains, los­ing the train guard role.

North­ern runs ser­vices be­tween South­port, Wi­gan and Manch­ester as well as Orm­skirk to Pre­ston via Burscough.

On its Twit­ter ac­count, a spokesper­son for North­ern Rail said: “We would like to apol­o­gise for any in­con­ve­nience the ac­tion by the RMT Union will cause.”

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