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Passengers reminded of severe disruption due to drivers’ strikes on 30 September and 4 October

  • Due to action called by the ASLEF leadership, 15 train companies on Saturday 30 September and Wednesday 4 October will be subject to strike action. Special timetables are available on the National Rail Enquiries website
  • Passengers are urged to check before they travel as there will be no services across large parts of the network.   
  • There will also be an overtime ban in place across 15 train operators on Friday 29 September and on non-strike days from 2 to 6 October which may lead to short-notice cancellations.  
  • Passengers who must travel should expect disruption, plan ahead and check when their last train will depart.   
  • Separate planned strike action by the RMT on Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 October is also expected to severely disrupt Tube services. 
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Passengers warned of severe disruption due to drivers’ strikes on 30 September and 4 October

  • Due to action called by the ASLEF leadership, 15 train companies on Saturday 30 September and on Wednesday 4 October will be subject to strike action. Special timetables will be published on the National Rail Enquiries website today (Friday, 22 September) and Wednesday, 27 September 
  • Passengers are urged to check before they travel as there will be no services across large parts of the network  
  • There will also be an overtime ban in place across 15 train operators on 29 September and from 2 to 6 October which may lead to short-notice cancellations 
  • Passengers who must travel should expect disruption, plan ahead and check when their last train will depart  
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Passengers reminded to check before they travel and prepare for disruption following strike action called by the RMT and ASLEF leaderships

  • RMT will hold further strike days on Saturday 26 August and Saturday 2 September.
  • ASLEF will be striking on Friday 1 September, plus an overtime ban across 14 train operators on Saturday 2 September
  • The levels of disruption will vary across the country, so passengers are being asked to check before they travel.    
  • The timetable for Friday 1 September and Saturday 2 September will go live today (Friday 25 August) and will be available on journey planners and the National Rail website.     
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The Rail Delivery Group responds to the latest Aslef strike action

The Rail Delivery Group responds to a further strike day on 1 September, and action short of a strike on 2 September by the Aslef trade union

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Passenger consultation on changes to how tickets are sold extended

  • Train companies listen to feedback and extend consultation period to give as many people as possible a chance to take part. Passengers now have until 1 September to have their say
  • Input from passengers and independent watchdogs will help shape final proposals, so that all passengers are supported as the railway responds to generational shifts in passenger buying habits