WEYMOUTH-Waterloo operator South Western Railway will be hit by 24 hour strikes on FIVE days in May.

The RMT union has confirmed the strike action today in a disputes over guards and safety.

The action is planned for Wednesday, May 9; Friday, May 11; Monday, May 14; Wednesday, May 16; Friday, May 18.

The announcement was made at a protest in Westminster to mark the second anniversary of the start of the dispute.

Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia trains are also locked in disputes. 

South Western Railway has yet to announce what services will be running on those days.

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