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East Midlands Trains says it will aim to provide as many seats as possible for people travelling to the Olympic Games.
Communications have broken down between East Midlands Trains and ASLEF, as the union confirms train-drivers will strike during the Olympics
The train drivers union ASLEF have rejected the offer discussed with East Midlands Trains over cuts to pension contributions.
ASLEF have confirmed a walk-out will take place during three days of the Olympic Games next month, from the 6th to the 8th of August.
The train drivers union Aslef says a walk-out could still take place during three days of the Olympic Games next month.
It's in a dispute with East Midlands Trains over cuts to pension contributions.
Bosses at East Midlands Trains say they're hopeful about resolving the pension dispute with its drivers.
A spokesperson from East Midlands Trains said:
– East Midlands Trains spokesperson
"Progressive talks were held with ASLEF yesterday afternoon. We believe we have addressed the outstanding point raised by the union on pensions and feel we have a wayforward.Discussions are still ongoing and we remain hopeful that ASLEF will calloff the threat of Olympic strike action."
Latest talks between train drivers and East Midlands Trains over potential strike action during the Olympics have been described as "progressive" by the train operator.
Members from the Union ASLEF and bosses from East Midlands Trains met last night in the latest negotiations in a dispute by drivers over their pensions.
Drivers announced on Thursday they intended to strike during the games which start next Friday.
Industrial action during the games could cause major disruption as East Midlands Trains services terminate at London St Pancras which is a direct link to Stratford International, the station which serves the Olympic Park in East London.
As part of a row over pensions, they wil take industrial action on August 6th, 7th and 8th.
The company, which is owned by Stagecoach, said that the public will be "shocked and angry" that strikes are being planned at this time.
Details of a major upgrade to Nottingham Train Station will be discussed at a Network Rail meeting today.
It is thought the current plans could bring severe disruption for passengers when they take place in August next year.
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