Industrial action to affect many National Rail services between Friday 1 and Saturday 9 December
Strike action has been announced by the ASLEF Union for the following train operators on the following days:
Saturday 2 December – East Midlands Railway and LNER
Sunday 3 December – Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, Great Northern, London Northwestern Railway, Thameslink and West Midlands Railway
Tuesday 5 December – c2c and Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express)
Wednesday 6 December – Gatwick Express, South Western Railway (including Island Line), Southeastern and Southern
Thursday 7 December – CrossCountry, Great Western Railway and Heathrow Express
Friday 8 December – Northern and TransPennine Express
In addition, the ASLEF Union have implemented an overtime ban between Friday 1 December and Saturday 9 December. Some of the above operators service will be affected additionally on those dates.
City Centre – Christmas Parade
No trams will operate between St Peter’s Square and Victoria via Exchange Square due to the Christmas Parade taking place – services will operate via Market Street and Shudehill. Normal service will resume from 2.30pm.
Source: National Rail & TfGM