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London rail workers begin 5-day strike, causing travel chaos

Dispute centres on role of conductors, who are responsible for opening and closing train doors
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 05:50

London

HUNDREDS of thousands of train commuters in London and southern England were facing misery on Monday as rail staff began a five-day strike in a row over who opens and closes the doors.

Southern, which runs trains from destinations such as Brighton and Gatwick Airport, has