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Train strike supporters gather in Nottingham as third day of action takes place

today25 June 2022

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People in Nottingham have shown their support once again for the RMT in the third rail strike of the week. It has been reported that 87% of trade union members locally are backing the action over pay and conditions, with many other unions and members of the public, standing in solidarity.

The third strike took place today (Saturday, June 25) and strikes occurred earlier in the week on Tuesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 23. These strikes have led to a heavily-reduced train service on strike days in and out of Nottingham, with just one service between the city and Leicester, Derby, Sheffield and London each hour.

All other routes are closed on strike days and no rail buses have been provided. East Midlands Trains asked people to only travel if it is essential on strike days, and it is likely routes will be affected for the whole week.

Read more: Nottingham MP ‘proudly’ joins rail strike picket lines after Keir Starmer bans frontbench



Hundreds of people have shown their support for the strikes, saying that it’s important to stand in solidarity with the RMT. Nottingham Labour MP Nadia Whittome was also spotted at Saturday’s rail strike.

Florence Chadwick, of Nottingham, is one of the many people who came to support the strike. She said: “I’m actually here with the socialist party. It’s an amazing turnout, really nice to see.”

One supporter of the strike said: “To me this is a really important issue.” He explained that with the current living crisis “there’s only two options, the prices are coming down or our wages go up.” When asked about the turn out he said: “It’s fantastic, it’s raining a bit now but yeah it’s a great turn out.”

Another supporter of the strike, Comrac, of Nottingham, said: “This is actually the first time I’ve been to a rally or something. I’m really impressed by the amount of support.”



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