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More rail chaos as drivers stage strike

<div>CITY workers are set for further commuting strife today, after talks between the RMT union and National Express East Anglia fell apart yesterday.<br /><br />A 48-hour walkout, the second in a set of four strikes planned over the summer, started at midnight last night.<br /><br />The East Anglia route is a major channel for City commuters, shuttling over 200,000 passengers from Liverpool Street to Colchester, Southend and Norwich every day.<br /><br />The RMT and drivers&rsquo; union Aslef caused strife for hundreds of thousands of commuters last week when its members took action over pay.<br /><br />Today&rsquo;s strike is set to hit passengers even harder, as TSSA members get set to join the walk-out.</div>