POLL: Express yourself about Southern Rail strikes

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As a second day of commuter misery comes to a close, here’s a chance to express yourself about the Southern Rail strikes.

The three-day walkout by staff, organised by the RMT union, started on Tuesday and was the first of five planned between now and Christmas. It is part of the union’s dispute with Govia Thameslink Railway, which runs Southern Rail, over plans to change the role of guards to ‘on-board supervisors’. Drivers would open and close train doors instead. The RMT has raised concerns about the potential loss of a guaranteed second member of staff on Southern services, which it said would affect passenger safety. Who do you agree with? Vote in our poll and comment below.

Earlier today, we compiled a list of the best tweets from passengers in response to the strikes. Click here to read it.