National rail strikes: Wednesday 5 and Saturday 8 October

National rail strikes are planned on Wednesday 5 and Saturday 8 October.

  • Most TfL services will continue to run
  • There will be some disruption to London Overground, Tube and Elizabeth line services
  • Disruption to services will continue into the following morning

Wednesday 5 October

London Overground

  • No service on the entire London Overground network


Thursday 6 October

London Overground

  • Good service expected by late morning

Saturday 8 October



  • Limited services between Queens Park and Harrow & Wealdstone between 08:00 and 18:00
  • The rest of the line will run as normal


  • Limited services running 07:15-18:30 between Richmond and Turnham Green
  • No service between Wimbledon and Earls Court (due to planned works)
  • The rest of the line will run as normal

Elizabeth line

West (Paddington-Reading/Heathrow)Central (Paddington-Abbey Wood)East (Liverpool Street-Shenfield)
  • Reduced service between Paddington and Reading/Heathrow
  • Trains will only operate between 07:40 and 17:14
  • Two trains per hour each to Reading and Heathrow T4
  • Until 17:45: normal service
  • After 17:45: reduced service


  • Reduced service – two trains per hour
  • Services only running 07:30-17:30

London Overground

  • Night Overground for Friday 7 October ends around 04:00 on Saturday 8 October
  • No service expected between 04:00 and 08:00, and after 18:00
  • Reduced service running between 08:00 and 18:00

Sunday 9 October

  • Services affected by the strike on 8 October will be running a full service by late morning

Arriva bus strike suspended

The bus strike on Arriva services planned from Tuesday 4 October has been suspended. Services will run as usual.