Train drivers are continuously moving to companies who offer better conditions, according to Railfuture – an independent campaign for a better network, which is leaving London Midland short staffed.
Hundreds of trains have been cancelled since October, leading to London Midland issuing a new timetable to deal with a driver shortage.
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