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South Western Railway strike

South Western Railway strike

train strike, Transport
After a short break on 12 December, the election day, the long-term industrial action over the role of guard continued until 2th January 2020.   Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT), which represents South Western Railway union members, and the South Western Railway (SWR) company have argued a long time about the issue: do the train driver or guard should conduct the door and responsible to the platform’s safety? Particularly in next year, new 90 trains would be launched to run.        Johnson, a South Western Railway customer assistant at Waterloo station said to Westminster World: “so it should to have selection, driver or guard, on the peak hour. To be honest, it seems we don’t have enough money, I think the driver need somebody to assis