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What you need to know ahead of Sydney train strike

  • Sydney is set for a chaotic morning as thousands have commute affected 
  • Rail, Tram and Bus Union members voted to turn down an employment offer
  • Thousands of train services will be cut but 500 buses will be brought in to help 

Sydney is set for a chaotic morning as hundreds of thousands of people will have their daily commute disrupted by a train workers’ strike.

Rail, Tram and Bus Union members voted to turn down an offer from Sydney Trains to accept a deal including a 2.75 per cent pay increase and free travel on Metro transport.

Sydney is set for a chaotic morning as hundreds of thousands of people will have their daily commute disrupted by a train workers’ strike

Less than six per cent of union members voted to accept the offer, according to Nine News.

Services on Thursday will be slashed from 2900 to 1600 trains, beginning from midnight.

About 500 buses are being brought in to help with the lack of trains.

Sydney commuters are being asked to avoid non-essential travel to avoid putting the skeleton network under too much strain. 

Sydney commuters are being asked to avoid non-essential travel to avoid putting the skeleton network under too much strain

Sydney commuters are being asked to avoid non-essential travel to avoid putting the skeleton network under too much strain



Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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