Passengers advised to only travel if necessary as members of RMT at Network Rail and 13 train operators walk out
- Second day of action to go ahead
- Labour frontbenchers who joined pickets pressed to apologise
Good Morning Britain’s Nitya Gracianna Rajan has tweeted that Newport’s main transport hub saw a rise in passenger numbers on Tuesday compared with the previous week, and is putting on more double decker buses along regional commuter routes as a result.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Network Rail and 13 train operators are staging their second strike of the week today after no deal on pay and conditions was reached in tense talks earlier in the week.