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Strike on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) next week
Strike on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) next week

Strike on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) next week

There will be a two-day strike on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) next week which is expected to severely affect services.

Oct
30
2023
Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED
Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED

Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED

Good news for commuters, as the tube strike on the London Underground this Wednesday and Friday has been called off.

Oct
03
2023
RMT tube strike to cause severe disruption to the London Underground next week
RMT tube strike to cause severe disruption to the London Underground next week

RMT tube strike to cause severe disruption to the London Underground next week

There will likely be severe disruption to the London Underground for much of next week if two tube strikes by RMT members go ahead.

Sep
29
2023
Severe disruption to train services on Sat and Wed due to train strikes
Severe disruption to train services on Sat and Wed due to train strikes

Severe disruption to train services on Sat and Wed due to train strikes

There will be widespread disruption on England's railways this coming Saturday and Wednesday due to a strike by the drivers union, ASLEF.

Sep
28
2023
Tube strike on the London Underground in October
Tube strike on the London Underground in October

Tube strike on the London Underground in October

The RMT union has announced that its members at the London Underground will walk out in strike action in October.

Sep
20
2023
Two more days of national rail strikes announced by ASLEF
Two more days of national rail strikes announced by ASLEF

Two more days of national rail strikes announced by ASLEF

The train drivers union ASLEF has announced two more days of rail strikes, which are coincidentally timed to disrupt the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

Sep
15
2023
Rail passengers warned of severe disruption this Friday and Saturday due to train strike
Rail passengers warned of severe disruption this Friday and Saturday due to train strike

Rail passengers warned of severe disruption this Friday and Saturday due to train strike

The rail companies are warning that there will be severe disruption to train services this Friday and Saturday due to strike action by the RMT and ASLEF unions.

Aug
30
2023
Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Saturday
Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Saturday

Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Saturday

Train companies are warning that rail travel this coming weekend will be severely disrupted by strike action by the RMT union.

Aug
23
2023
Another railway strike announced – by ASLEF train drivers
Another railway strike announced – by ASLEF train drivers

Another railway strike announced – by ASLEF train drivers

The ASLEF union has announced there will be a strike by train drivers next month, that will likely see most train services cancelled.

Aug
18
2023
RMT announces more strikes on the national rail network
RMT announces more strikes on the national rail network

RMT announces more strikes on the national rail network

The RMT rail union has announced that some 20,000 members will walk out on strike on two more weekends as part of it ongoing dispute over working conditions, pay and job security.

Aug
11
2023
Tube strikes for next week have been cancelled
Tube strikes for next week have been cancelled

Tube strikes for next week have been cancelled

A week-long series of strikes on the London Underground have been cancelled after both the RMT and ASLEF unions agreed to suspend them.

Jul
21
2023
Hawksmoor offering £15 meals on rail strike days
Hawksmoor offering £15 meals on rail strike days

Hawksmoor offering £15 meals on rail strike days

There are few upsides to strikes on the railways, but one is that meaty restaurant Hawksmoor is offering meals for £15 when the rail or tube is on strike.

Jul
19
2023
A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday
A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday

A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday

There will be substantial disruption to the London Underground next week as six days of strikes by three unions hit the network.

Jul
18
2023
Another week of overtime ban disruption for the railways
Another week of overtime ban disruption for the railways

Another week of overtime ban disruption for the railways

As a week of disruption and strikes starts on the national railways, the ASLEF union has announced it will repeat its overtime ban again at the end of this month.

Jul
17
2023
Two more tube strikes announced for the London Underground
Two more tube strikes announced for the London Underground

Two more tube strikes announced for the London Underground

Tube train drivers who are members of the ASLEF union will walk out in strike action later this month in an escalation of an ongoing dispute over wages, pensions and working conditions.

Jul
10
2023
An entire week of tube strikes announced by the RMT union
An entire week of tube strikes announced by the RMT union

An entire week of tube strikes announced by the RMT union

The RMT union has announced a week of strike action on the London Underground from later this month.

Jul
06
2023
Three days of national rail strikes announced for July
Three days of national rail strikes announced for July

Three days of national rail strikes announced for July

There will be three days of strikes on the railways in late July, after the RMT union announced that staff at 14 train companies will walk out.

Jun
22
2023
Railway overtime ban announced by train drivers union
Railway overtime ban announced by train drivers union

Railway overtime ban announced by train drivers union

There is likely to be disruption to trains during the first week of July as train drivers will refuse to work overtime.

Jun
19
2023
Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June
Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June

Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June

Strike action will affect buses in north London and parts of central and east London on four days later this month, with little or no service expected on affected routes.

Jun
12
2023
There are three days of railway strikes this week
There are three days of railway strikes this week

There are three days of railway strikes this week

There will be national rail strikes this week taking place on Wed 31st and again on Fri 2nd and Sat 3rd June.

May
30
2023
RMT union extends its London Underground strike mandate
RMT union extends its London Underground strike mandate

RMT union extends its London Underground strike mandate

The RMT union has secured approval to extend its strike action on the London Underground for a further six months, and the members attitudes appear to have hardened since the last vote for strike action.

May
23
2023
Another train strike announced by the RMT
Another train strike announced by the RMT

Another train strike announced by the RMT

The RMT union has announced that its members working for the train operating companies will walk out in strike on Friday 2nd June 2023.

May
18
2023
Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Friday and Saturday
Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Friday and Saturday

Severe disruption expected due to train strike on Friday and Saturday

The rail industry is warning of significant disruption this Friday and Saturday due to two overlapping train strikes.

May
10
2023
Elizabeth line strike to hit on its first anniversary
Elizabeth line strike to hit on its first anniversary

Elizabeth line strike to hit on its first anniversary

The core section of the Elizabeth line is likely to be closed on the day of its first anniversary, as Elizabeth line staff who are members of the TSSA union are to walk out on strike in a dispute over pay.

May
09
2023