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Rail strike 'standstill' warning for Bank Holiday weekend

Rail passengers are being warned that services will be at a "standstill" in the morning after the Bank Holiday due to a strike by Network Rail workers due to start at 5pm on Monday May 25.

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Rail passengers warned of 'standstill' Bank Holiday

Rail passengers are being warned that services will be at a "standstill" in the morning after the Bank Holiday due to a strike by Network Rail workers due to start at 5pm on Monday May 25.

Network Rail workers are set to stage a 24-hour over the bank holiday weekend. Credit: Press Association.

The union said services will be hit from Monday but warned that the biggest impact will be on the Tuesday.

The strike will affect football fans leaving Wembley after the Championship play-off final, which kicks off at 3pm on bank holiday Monday. An official warned "services will be at a standstill".

There is a programme of Network Rail engineering work being conducted over the bank holiday weekend.

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