Manchester news Manchester bus services delayed again because of a protest outside depot Manchester united news
MetiNews.Com - The demonstration was arranged to show solidarity with workers
Breaking News ! There is disruption to a number of bus services in parts of Greater Manchester following a protest outside a depot earlier this morning. Activists gathered outside the Go North West depot, on Queens Road in Cheetham Hill on Thursday morning, leading to delays to services in north Manchester, Salford and Bury. It was one of several protests, in connection to proposed changes to drivers' terms and conditions, to be held outside the depot in recent weeks. Sign up to the free MEN email newsletter Get the latest updates from across Greater Manchester direct to your inbox with the free MEN newsletter You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here The action is not understood to have been organised by trade unions, but by local activists in a display of solidarity with drivers at loggerheads with bosses over changes to their pay, terms and conditions. The bus firm has warned of ongoing disruption throughout the morning while services get back to normal. Read More Related Articles This is what a bus driver dispute which has led to two days of disruption is all about Read More Related Articles Buses delayed after protest stops drivers leaving depot... some commuters were left waiting in the cold for a long time A number of school services are affected, including those for Cardinal Langley High School in Middleton, Unsworth Academy in Bury, Hopwood Hall College in Middleton and Rochdale, Holy Cross College in Bury, Parrenthorn High School in Prestwich, Philips High School in Whitefield, Manchester Communication Academy in Harpurhey, Bury CofE High School and Bury College.
.40am, Go North West Tweeted: "Due to an ongoing incident outside the depot we have disruption across our services. "Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience this is causing you this morning." In response to Manchester Momentum replied: "Good Morning. "Due to ongoing attacks on workers rights we are outside your depot. "All services will continue to be disrupted.
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"We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we stand in solidarity with those key workers we clapped for". Go North West later wrote that the protest had ended, but warned that all its services this morning will be subject to delays or cancellation, and apologised for the inconvenience.
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