New Year new strikes: All of UK’s rail companies to stage walk out on January 5


Aslef, a union representing train drivers, has announced another wave of strikes (Picture: Getty Images)

Travel chaos certainly isn’t going to be left behind in 2022 for Brits after a top train driver’s union announced a fresh strike on January 5.

The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (Aslef) said today 15 rail companies will join picket lines in a long-standing dispute over pay.

The strike date comes alongside the second wave of 48-hour walkouts planned by the RMT on January 3, 4, 6 and 7.

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