‘Checking to see if I can get to work and even the websites are on strike’: Chiltern Railways, TfL AND National Rail sites CRASH as commuters try to plan journeys
The websites of National Rail, TfL and Chiltern Railways have all crashed as desperate commuters try to get to the office on the first day of Mick Lynch’s crippling rail strikes.
Passengers attempting to use all three websites to find out what trains are running during the rail strike are currently being shown a message stating: ‘500 Internal Server Error’.
Union barons have forced towns and cities across Britain into ‘another lockdown’, costing hospitality firms alone over £1billion this week as Britain’s railways come to a grinding halt today after last-ditch talks to avert the biggest strikes for 30 years failed.
The militant RMT union was accused of ‘punishing millions of innocent people’ by pressing ahead with the walkouts despite a pay increase offer for workers of at least 3 per cent – the same given last year to NHS staff who battled the Covid-19 crisis.
The rail industry itself will also take a £150million hit at a time when pre-pandemic passenger numbers are yet to return.
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