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Northern Rail management ‘cover up’ strike impact

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Issue 2403

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.

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