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4:09 PM 1st May 2024
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Important Information About Upcoming Strike Action In May

 
ASLEF, the trade union representing train drivers, has announced strike action on EMR services on Wednesday 8 May and therefore EMR will be unable to run any trains on this day. Do not travel.

There will also be short notice cancellations and alterations between Monday 6 and Saturday 11 May due to an overtime ban affecting EMR services.

Customers are advised to check their full journey before travelling including first and last trains, due to strike action impacting multiple train operators on different days.

EMR timetables and online journey planners are being updated. Further updates will be published on the EMR page once confirmed. Additionally, other train operators will be impacted on the following dates:

Tuesday 7 May: c2c, Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express), Great Northern, Thameslink, Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express and South Western Railway (including Island Line).

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

Thursday 9 May: LNER, Northern and TransPennine Express.

EMR plan to operate a normal timetable, however there could be short-notice cancellations and alterations due to the overtime ban between Monday 6 and Saturday 11 May.

They advise you to check your full journey, including first and last trains, before travelling due to strike action impacting multiple train operators on different days.

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