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8:54 AM 28th March 2024
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Strike Action Affecting Services

 
ASLEF, the trade union representing train drivers, has announced strike action on EMR services on Friday 5 April and therefore we will be unable to run any trains on this day. Do not travel.

Image by meineresterampe from Pixabay
Image by meineresterampe from Pixabay
There will also be short notice cancellations and alterations between Thursday 4 and Saturday 6 April and between Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April, 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.

Other train operators will be impacted on the following dates:

Friday 5 April: Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway

Saturday 6 April: Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express, LNER, Northern and TransPennine Express

Monday 8 April: c2c, Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express), Great Northern, Thameslink, Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express and South Western Railway (including Island Line)

East Midlands Railway will not operate services on any of its routes on Friday 5 April. There will be short notice cancellations and alterations due to an overtime ban between Thursday 4 and Saturday 6 April and between Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April.

Customers are advised to check their full journey, including first and last trains, before travelling due to strike action impacting multiple train operators on different days. We also advise you to check and the day after strike action for any service alterations.

Journey Planners for all EMR services are updated online.

For more information click here