Train services slashed amid staff shortages due to Covid self-isolation | ITV News

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Published on 23 Jul 2021, 21:46
Train operators have been forced to cut services due to huge staff shortages, with workers self-isolating due to close contact with a confirmed Covid case.

It's the latest industry to be hit, with food suppliers warning of empty shelves before the government on Thursday announced a relaxation of the rules for workers in the supply chain.

Essential transport is one of the sectors eligible to potentially skip isolation - but only if employers have received a letter from the relevant government department confirming that particular staff member is able to do so.

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