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Tube station managers to strike on Friday and Saturday
Tube station managers to strike on Friday and Saturday

Tube station managers to strike on Friday and Saturday

There may be intemittent and short notice tube station closures on Friday and Saturday, as station managers who are members of the TSSA union walk out in a dispute over working conditions.

Apr
24
More national rail train strikes in early May
More national rail train strikes in early May

More national rail train strikes in early May

Train drivers are to walk out on strike again, this time the week of the early May Bank Holiday.

Apr
22
Tube strike for Monday has been cancelled
Tube strike for Monday has been cancelled

Tube strike for Monday has been cancelled

There's expected to be severe disruption to the London Underground on Monday 8th April if a train drivers strike by members of the ASLEF union goes ahead.

Apr
03
Tube stations to be hit by strike action in April
Tube stations to be hit by strike action in April

Tube stations to be hit by strike action in April

Tube station managers are to walk out in strike action next month in a dispute over working conditions.

Mar
28
Another weekend of strikes on the National Rail network
Another weekend of strikes on the National Rail network

Another weekend of strikes on the National Rail network

Another series of rolling strikes on England's national railways has been announced, with strikes starting on Friday 5 April and running through to Monday 8th April 2024.

Mar
20
London Underground train drivers to strike in April and May
London Underground train drivers to strike in April and May

London Underground train drivers to strike in April and May

Tube train drivers who are members of the train drivers’ union, ASLEF, are to go on strike on Monday 8th April and Saturday 4th May, unless they can resolve a dispute over working conditions.

Mar
20
London Overground strike CANCELLED
London Overground strike CANCELLED

London Overground strike CANCELLED

There will be a strike on the London Overground next Monday and Tuesday that will reduce train services and close several stations entirely.

Feb
28
Strike ballot by London Underground station staff
Strike ballot by London Underground station staff

Strike ballot by London Underground station staff

The TSSA rail union is set to ballot members working as Customer Service Managers (CSM) at the London Underground in a dispute about changes to working practices.

Feb
19
London Overground strike called off
London Overground strike called off

London Overground strike called off

A strike which would have severely disrupted the London Overground next week has been called off.

Feb
16
Strike on the London Overground next week
Strike on the London Overground next week

Strike on the London Overground next week

There will be disruption on the London Overground next week as RMT members walk out in strike action.

Feb
13
London Overground staff set for strikes in February and March
London Overground staff set for strikes in February and March

London Overground staff set for strikes in February and March

There will be strikes on the London Overground next month and in March after more than 300 staff voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.

Jan
30
LNER train drivers call off threatened five-days of rail strikes
LNER train drivers call off threatened five-days of rail strikes

LNER train drivers call off threatened five-days of rail strikes

Train drivers at LNER who were due to walk out for a week of strikes in early February will no longer do so after the ASLEF union cancelled the strike action.

Jan
22
LNER train drivers to strike for five days in February
LNER train drivers to strike for five days in February

LNER train drivers to strike for five days in February

There will be a working week of strikes affecting LNER services next month, as the ASLEF union announced a strike by train drivers.

Jan
18
More strikes announced on the national railways
More strikes announced on the national railways

More strikes announced on the national railways

There will be more strikes on the railways later this month after the train drivers union, ASLEF instructed members to walk out.

Jan
15
London tube strikes cancelled at last minute
London tube strikes cancelled at last minute

London tube strikes cancelled at last minute

A week of tube strikes that would have caused severe disruption to the London Underground has been called off at the very last moment after the Mayor of London made more money available.

Jan
07
London Underground strikes to cause severe disruption next week
London Underground strikes to cause severe disruption next week

London Underground strikes to cause severe disruption next week

A cascading series of strikes next week will cause severe disruption for most of the week, according to warnings from Transport for London (TfL).

Jan
03
Tube strikes announced for early January
Tube strikes announced for early January

Tube strikes announced for early January

The RMT union has announced a batch of strikes on the London Underground in the new year, with a week of cascading disruptions across the tube network.

Dec
21
2023
Bus strike in west London tomorrow (Thur) to Saturday
Bus strike in west London tomorrow (Thur) to Saturday

Bus strike in west London tomorrow (Thur) to Saturday

Strike action will affect a number of bus routes in west London for the next few days as bus drivers who are members of the Unite union walk out.

Dec
20
2023
RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes
RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes

RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes

Railway workers who are members of the RMT union have voted to accept a provisional pay offer from the train companies.

Nov
30
2023
A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday
A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday

A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday

There will be a week of strikes across the railways starting this coming Saturday (2nd Dec 2023), as train drivers who are members of the ASLEF union walk out.

Nov
28
2023
A week of strikes on the railways in December
A week of strikes on the railways in December

A week of strikes on the railways in December

The train drivers union, ASLEF has announced a rolling programme of one-day strikes and a nine-day overtime ban to start early in December.

Nov
17
2023
RMT secures mandate for more tube strikes on the London Underground
RMT secures mandate for more tube strikes on the London Underground

RMT secures mandate for more tube strikes on the London Underground

Tube union, RMT says it has secured a further six-month mandate for strike action on London Underground, following a successful re-ballot.

Nov
10
2023
Train companies and RMT breakthrough in rail strikes dispute
Train companies and RMT breakthrough in rail strikes dispute

Train companies and RMT breakthrough in rail strikes dispute

There appears to have been a breakthrough in the long running rail strikes, as the RMT union says that is putting a new offer to its members.

Nov
08
2023
Strike action on the buses in west London for the next few weeks
Strike action on the buses in west London for the next few weeks

Strike action on the buses in west London for the next few weeks

A number of bus routes in west London will be hit by several strikes between now and Christmas in a dispute with the Unite union.

Nov
08
2023