Thursday, December 9, 2021

Sydney train drivers begin strike, commuters advised to stay home

There are warnings of major delays across Sydney’s rail network this morning as train drivers begin their strike.
People who travel by train in Sydney are being urged to stay home today and Transport for NSW is reporting “significant delays” after the industrial action began.
The NSW Rail, Tram and Bus Union is refusing to staff any privately built trains on the network in protest of further privatisation of services.
They are also asking for a 3.5 per cent pay rise.
The industrial action has shut down 70 per cent of the city’s trains, impacting workers but also students who have just returned to school.
“My advice is if you don’t have to travel tomorrow (Wednesday) please stay away from public transport,” Howard Collins from Transport for NSW warned today.
They are also asking for a 3.5 per cent pay rise.
The industrial action has shut down 70 per cent of the city’s trains, impacting workers but also students who have just returned to school.
“My advice is if you don’t have to travel tomorrow (Wednesday) please stay away from public transport,” Howard Collins from Transport for NSW warned today.

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