UK govt urges unions to end strikes, vows to curb walkouts


              The Moor Street Station is closed in Birmingham, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, during a strike by the Aslef union in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Jacob King/PA via AP)
            
              Trains are stored at sidings in Ely, Cambridgeshire, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, during a strike by the Aslef union in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
            
              Trains are stored at a sidings in Ely, Cambridgeshire, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, during a strike by the Aslef union in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
            People walk past a no longer used departure board at Euston station in London, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, during a strike by the Aslef union in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP) Southeastern trains in sidings at Ashford station in Kent, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, during a strike by the Aslef union in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) Aslef General Secretary Mick Whelan talks to the media as he joins Aslef members on the picket line outside Euston station in London, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as the strike by the Aslef union continues in a long-running dispute over jobs and pensions. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)