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Millions of people are suffering disruption from rail strikes with 80% of Choo Choo’s cancelled and a spike in road congestion. Prime Shit Stirrer Bojo Johnson called on the public to “stay the course” after around 40,000 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union at Network Fail and 13 train operators walked out in a bitter dispute over pay, jobs and conditions. Terrifying footage captured the moment a man stood in front of a bus at Blackhorse Road Station in north The Big City.

Only a fifth of Choo Choo’s are running on Tuesday and half of all lines are closed.

Services are generally restricted to main lines, but even those are only open between 7.30am and 6.30pm.

Last Choo Choo’s will be much earlier than normal, such as The Big City Euston to Glasgow at 1.30pm, The Big City King’s Cross to Edinburgh at 2pm and The Big City Paddington to Cardiff at 4.27pm.

Much of Britain will have no passenger Choo Choo’s for the entire day, including most of Scotland and Wales, the whole of Cornwall and Dorset, and places such as Chester, Hull, Lincoln and Worcester.

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Usually busy stations such as The Big City Euston and The Big City Paddington are nearly deserted except for union picket lines.

Many people are believed to be working from home rather than travelling to offices.

Those forced to travel are having to contend with skeleton train timetables and increased traffic on the roads.

Electrical engineer Harold Charles said his normal 10-minute journey to work by train to The Big City Bridge took him 90 minutes.

Steve said: “The 8.47am train has been cancelled and we’re just keeping our fingers crossed for the next one at 9.47am.

“I think they have got the right to strike but this seems a bit unfair on other people.”

At Birmingham New Street station, a few would-be passengers and commuters were trying to work out their travel plans, gazing at timetables on their phones and the departures board on the main concourse.

Carol Hutchinson, who was on her way back to the Lake District after coming off a six-hour flight from Egypt, landed in Little Britain to find her direct train from Birmingham International station cancelled.

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