More strike action for National Express' Stansted Airport service

PUBLISHED: 17:36 05 August 2009 | UPDATED: 07:20 30 May 2010

TRADE union ASLEF will shut its head office tomorrow (Thursday) while its members take part in the National Express East Anglia train strike.

The union has told members that they can seek advice or assistance concerning the National Express East Anglia di

TRADE union ASLEF will shut its head office tomorrow (Thursday) while its members take part in the National Express East Anglia train strike.

The union has told members that they can seek advice or assistance concerning the National Express East Anglia dispute from their local or branch representatives, executive committee member Nigel Gibson or district organiser Andy Morrison.

ASLEF has asked members to be patient with other enquiries if there is a slight delay in their response.

Work is being carried out on water mains outside the union's headquarters in Arkwright Road, Hampstead, London. There will be no water supply, making the closure of the office necessary.

The ASLEF and RMT trades unions have called four 48-hour rail strikes - which started on July 30 - running on August 6, 13 and 20. The actions on the National Express East Anglia network are in response to this year's pay award. This week the managers' union TSSA also voted in favour of joining the industrial action next week (August 13).

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