LIVE: M6 travel news as rail strike closes Stoke station

Follow our blog for live updates on the M6, A50 and A500 in North Staffordshire as the National Railway Strike, which begins today, threatens travel disruption. We’ll keep you informed of any delays or accidents on the roads near you in our dedicated blog below.

The three-day strike will see Stoke station closed for three days and severe timetable changes in effect on other days. The action has been described as “the biggest rail strike in modern history”.

Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members from Network Rail and 13 rail operators will stand down on June 21, 23 and 25. It comes after union members voted overwhelmingly in favor of industrial action against the wage freeze and job losses. , both exacerbated by the cost of living crisis and high inflation.

You will also find information on the latest road works, road closures and diversions, as well as the latest news on train, bus and other public transport services. Our reporters will be keeping a close eye on the roads through the morning rush hour, throughout the day, evening rush hour and into the evening, with the latest highway and road updates from our partners of INRIX traffic.

Stick with us as this is a live travel blog and our team of journalists will update it frequently.

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