Train Drivers' Strike

Members of the Aslef union on East Midlands Trains will strike for three days during the Olympics.

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East Midlands Trains describes meeting with unions as 'progressive'

East Midland Trains service at train station in the region Credit: ITV Central

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.

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