Heathrow Express workers go on strike

Heathrow Express workers go on strike

Staff of Heathrow Express have gone on strike, causing major disruptions, after a driver was sacked and a union representative was suspended.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union have walked out following a dispute involving 250 staff.

Heathrow Express, has said it was disappointed the strike was going ahead and apologised to passengers.

An announcement on its website states: “We are disappointed the RMT Union has chosen to announce strike action against Heathrow Express.

“Heathrow Express apologises for any inconvenience to your journey and is committed to minimising any disruption.”

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A second 24-hour strike is expected to take place on 11 March.