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London and South East - National Rail Strikes Update

May 29, 2023

    National Rail: Industrial Action to affect services on various dates in May & June

    Route(s) affected: Various National Rail routes


    Industrial action has been announced on the following days:

    • Wednesday 31 May (ASLEF Union)
    • Friday 2 June (RMT Union)
    • Saturday 3 June (ASLEF Union)


    The train companies that will be impacted are listed below. You can find out more information by clicking on the links:

    • Avanti West Coast
    • c2c (2 June only)
    • Chiltern Railways
    • CrossCountry
    • East Midlands Railway
    • Gatwick Express
    • Great Northern
    • Great Western Railway
    • Greater Anglia
    • Heathrow Express
    • Island Line
    • LNER
    • London Northwestern Railway
    • Northern
    • South Western Railway
    • Southeastern
    • Southern
    • Stansted Express
    • Thameslink
    • TransPennine Express
    • West Midlands Railway

    Passengers are warned to expect significant disruption as it is likely to result in little or no services across large areas of the network. Services are also likely to be disrupted and start later on the day immediately following a strike day.


    Elizabeth Line:

    No ImpactNo ImpactNo service between Maidenhead and Reading before 07:00 and after 19:00

    No Elizabeth line services from Paddington National Rail platforms before 07:00 and after 19:00.

    No Service between Brentwood and Shenfield  after 23:30

    No Impact

    London Trams:

    No impactNo ImpactNo service between Wimbledon and Dundonald Road before 06:30No service between Wimbledon and Dundonald Road before 06:45


    Source: National Rail & TfL