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Metro staff announce strike

Members of the RMT union have announced strike action on the Metro next Wednesday; the day of the One Direction concert at Sunderland's Stadium of Light.

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SAFC: We need 'common sense ending' to planned Metro strike

Tyne and Wear Metro staff will strike next Wednesday. Credit: PA wire

The organisers of next Wednesday's One Direction concert in Sunderland are urging a 'common sense' ending to a planned strike on the Metro system on the day of the performance.

The Stadium of Light says it's incredibly frustrated that a solution hasn't been agreed by the RMT Union and DB Regio, which operates the Metro.

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