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Latest Strikes Update

May 8, 2024

    Industrial action to affect many National Rail services today, Wednesday 8 May until 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:

    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 Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May which may alter the timetable of trains that will be running.

    Other industrial action:

    RMT Union members announced that strike action will take place affecting ScotRail services on some routes on some weekends:

    • Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

    • Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May

    • Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June


    Last updated: 08 May 2024 at 01:20

    Source: National Rail