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Tube facing prospect of a Bank Holiday shut down

Rail and Tube workers are set to stage strikes over the Bank Holiday weekend in separate disputes over pay, jobs and conditions.

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Tube facing prospect of a Bank Holiday shut down

According the the union, Unite, London Underground faces the prospect of a complete shut down this Bank Holiday weekend as workers, who control the power to run the trains, prepare to strike.

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Unite regional officer Hugh Roberts said:

"There is a real possibility that the underground could close down over the bank holiday weekend. Unite is working very hard to achieve a fair settlement for our members - and to avoid the industrial action. The ball is very much in the management's court."

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