Northern Rail workers were coerced into cutting corners to try and cover up the impact of maintenance drivers’ industrial action, the RMT union has said.
A leaked email passed to the union shows a senior manager praising his team for “covering up the technical failures” during a strike by maintenance drivers.
Workers at Traincare depots in Newcastle and Leeds walked out for 48 hours in February over regrading.
Many people are already missing bill payments
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