Strikes & May Bank Holiday Services

May 5, 2024
    National Rail

    Industrial action to affect many National Rail services from Monday 6 May to Saturday 11 May 

    Strike action has been announced by the ASLEF Union and RMT Union for the following train operators on the following days:

    ASLEF Union:

    Tuesday 7 May – c2c, Gatwick Express, Greater Anglia (which includes Stansted Express), Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern, South Western Railway (which includesIsland Line) and Thameslink

    Wednesday 8 May – Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway,Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway

    Thursday 9 May – LNER, Northern and TransPennine Express

    In addition, the above train operators will have an overtime ban from Monday 6 May to Saturday 11 May which may alter the timetable of trains that will be running.


    First West of England

    Monday 6 May

    • Bus services will be operating Sunday timetables.
    • The only exceptions are the A1 and A3 Airport Flyer services which will be running their usual Mon-Fri timetables.
    • The U1 Bristol Unibus service will not be running.


    Stagecoach South West

    Bank Holiday Services Monday 6 May

    Bus services will be operating a Sunday services across the network on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May 2024


    Source: National Rail, First West of England, Stagecoach South West