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Strike enters second day

The Island’s bus strike enters its second day this morning with trains and trams again replacing many services.

Yesterday saw some problems with school buses despite contingency plans from the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure.

With today and tomorrow yet to go, there’s already talk of further industrial action by drivers in the New Year if negotiations to end the row over paid breaks fail.

But Eric Holmes of drivers’ union Unite says claims strike dates are being planned to coincide with the start of the new school term are something he’s unaware of:

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