rail passengers face disruption during three-day strike
strike on First Great Western trains will leave travellers who
use Highbridge and Burnham Railway Station facing disruption this
Bank Holiday weekend.
services through the area will be reduced by the industrial action,
says First Great Western which
will be operating a revised timetable from Highbridge from Saturday
29th to Monday 31st August.
of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union are due to walk out
for three days from Saturday August 29th.
union is in dispute over the introduction of new high-speed trains,
a move which it says will hit jobs and on-board catering.
from London to south Wales and south-west England face disruption.
The union's general secretary Mick Cash told members that urgent
talks had been held with the company, but no agreement had been
dispute has been caused by the introduction of Hitachi Inter City
trains and threats to jobs, said the union.
published a list of changes here to its scheduled services.