Reporter: Micaela Kolischer
Southern rail has announced a number of strikes, after the network halted on December 13th.
Bosses of the rail service agreed to have a meeting with unions, hoping to settle the disagreement, the BBC reported. The meeting will take place this Tuesday, however, there is another planned strike due to happen on Friday 16th.
For now, unions announced they would strike on December 16th, 19th, 20th, 31st and January 9th.
Commuters in London have felt the pain and expressed their frustrations on social media:
— Chad Stevens (@Chad__Stevens) December 13, 2016
Half a million people can't get a train today because a handful of employees are fighting over who gets to press a button. #southernstrike
— Shaun Gunner (@ShaunGunner) December 13, 2016
Apologies to passengers that your train company isn't working.
Apologies to everyone else that your country isn't working.#southernstrike
— Theresa May (@Theresa_Maybe) December 13, 2016