Tram staff out on strike again in Sheffield today

Tram staff in Sheffield are on strike for 24 hours
Tram staff in Sheffield are on strike for 24 hours

Tram staff in Sheffield are out on strike again today in a row over pay.

Around 200 drivers and conductors are involved in the 24-hour strike.

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A limited number of trams will operate and replacement bus services will run between 7am and 7pm.

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Supertram staff also staged a 24-hour strike on Monday but no further talks between bosses and the union Unite, representing workers, have taken place.

Unite claims workers want a 50p-an-hour increase but have been offered 26p.

A 72-hour strike between July 20 and 22 - the weekend of the Tramlines festival in Sheffield - is also planned.