City hit by more strikes

THOUSANDS of City commuters will face further misery today and tomorrow, as a third 48-hour strike begins on National Express&rsquo; East Anglia line.<br /><br />The situation is set to escalate, as union bosses announced that a full week of strikes &ndash; planned for next month &ndash; will follow the four planned walk-outs that have disrupted journeys for tens of thousands of passengers.<br /><br />Commuters travelling between Liverpool Street and Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk will be hit by the dispute over pay.<br /><br />The week-long strike will begin on Monday 21 September, and last until midnight the following Saturday, while the 48-hour strike started at midnight last night.<br /><br />Drivers&rsquo; union Aslef, the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) and the Transport Salaried Staffs&rsquo; Association (TSSA) will all walk out.