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Bin lorry drivers in Barking and Dagenham have gone on strike for the fourth time today in protest at a £1,000 pay cut.
GMB union members employed as bin lorry drivers in the borough will walk out for 22 days before 7th June.
There will be 13 days from 6am today until 10pm on Monday 25 May followed by a further 9 days from 6am on Saturday 30th May to 10pm on Sunday 7th June.
Simon Harris instant analysis: Tory Rebecca Harris increased her majority in the UKIP target seat of Castle Point in Essex.
Mainline services out of London Liverpool Street are facing delays and cancellation after a person was hit by a train at Harold Wood.
Metro Services (London – Shenfield stopping services): These services are running in both directions between Liverpool Street & Gidea Park. Some train services may still be cancelled. Abellio Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on London Underground and London bus services on all reasonable routes. TfLBus 86 operates all stations between Stratford and Romford and TfL Bus 25 from Stratford to Ilford.
Southend Victoria services: These are running between Southend Victoria and Shenfield only. Some services may be cancelled, and some train services will run to/from London. Abellio Greater Anglia tickets are being accepted on c2c train services between Southend Central & Fenchurch Street, and on all reasonable routes on London Underground services.
Mainline services to/from Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester: These are only running as far as Shenfield with some train services running to/from London. Some train services may be cancelled. Customers may also travel via Cambridge, and on Great Northern train services from Ely / Cambridge into London King’s Cross. Tickets will also be valid on all reasonable routes on London Underground services.
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