HUNDREDS of rail signal workers across Scotland are to be balloted for strike action in a move that threatens to cause widespread disruption to passengers.
Railway signal workers are going on strike again in a dispute about shift patterns.
BRITAIN'S biggest rail union has boasted of securing inflation-beating pay rises for thousands of Network Rail staff.
A SCOTRAIL strike that threatened to bring travel chaos to thousands of passengers before Christmas has been called off after union leaders dropped demands to reinstate a sacked ticket collector.
FESTIVE travellers have been given some respite after strike action on ferries in Shetland and Orkney was suspended as a gesture of goodwill to island communities.