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Train and tube strikes news

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Elizabeth line staff vote for strike action
Elizabeth line staff vote for strike action

Elizabeth line staff vote for strike action

Maintenance and safety staff working on the Elizabeth line have voted for strike action after they rejected a pay offer.

Dec
14
2022
Train companies warn people to avoid travel during rail strikes
Train companies warn people to avoid travel during rail strikes

Train companies warn people to avoid travel during rail strikes

The rail industry is warning that barely a fifth of services will run during two 48-hour strikes that will affect services for most of next week.

Dec
08
2022
RMT announces new rail strike for Christmas Eve
RMT announces new rail strike for Christmas Eve

RMT announces new rail strike for Christmas Eve

The rail union, the RMT has announced another train strike is to take place on Christmas Eve from 6pm on Christmas Eve and last until 6am on 27th December.

Dec
05
2022
Rail industry offers deal to RMT to end train strikes
Rail industry offers deal to RMT to end train strikes

Rail industry offers deal to RMT to end train strikes

On the eve of the final chance to end a series of rail strikes, the rail industry trade association, the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has publicly stated its latest offer to avert the strikes.

Dec
04
2022
Threat of strike action on the Elizabeth line
Threat of strike action on the Elizabeth line

Threat of strike action on the Elizabeth line

London's newest railway could be about to get its first train strike, as the TSSA union has started balloting members on the Elizabeth line for strike action over pay.

Dec
02
2022
More rail strikes as RMT announces 4 weeks of industrial action
More rail strikes as RMT announces 4 weeks of industrial action

More rail strikes as RMT announces 4 weeks of industrial action

The RMT union has announced a fresh series of 48-hour strikes, and an overtime ban in the run up to Christmas.

Nov
22
2022
National rail strike this coming Saturday (26th Nov)
National rail strike this coming Saturday (26th Nov)

National rail strike this coming Saturday (26th Nov)

A large number of train companies will have no trains at all due to a national rail strike this Saturday (26th Nov) as Aslef members go on strike.

Nov
21
2022
Strike action to affect trains in/out of Paddington this weekend
Strike action to affect trains in/out of Paddington this weekend

Strike action to affect trains in/out of Paddington this weekend

Train services from London Paddington station will be affected by strike action this weekend and into early next week.

Nov
15
2022
National Rail strike announced for Sat 26th Nov
National Rail strike announced for Sat 26th Nov

National Rail strike announced for Sat 26th Nov

Train drivers working for twelve rail companies across the UK will go on strike on Saturday 26th November, the Aslef union has announced.

Nov
10
2022
Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday
Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday

Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday

Transport for London (TfL) is warning that there will be a very limited or no service on the entire London Underground this coming Thursday (10th Nov) due to strike action.

Nov
08
2022
There’s a London tube strike next week
There’s a London tube strike next week

There’s a London tube strike next week

Although the national rail strikes have been cancelled, there will be a large scale tube strike this coming Thursday 10th November.

Nov
05
2022
National Rail strikes are cancelled
National Rail strikes are cancelled

National Rail strikes are cancelled

A series of national rail strikes that was due to seriously disrupt train services has been called off by the RMT union, although without enough notice to avoid serious disruption on Saturday.

Nov
04
2022
Rail firms warn about train strike disruption this weekend
Rail firms warn about train strike disruption this weekend

Rail firms warn about train strike disruption this weekend

With several days of strikes on the railways starting this Saturday, the rail industry is warning of serious disruption and that passengers should only travel by rail if absolutely necessary.

Oct
31
2022
National rail and London tube strike dates changed
National rail and London tube strike dates changed

National rail and London tube strike dates changed

The dates of a series of national rail and tube strikes have been changed after the RMT union agreed to move one of them to avoid clashing with the annual Royal British Legion (RBL) Poppy day.

Oct
26
2022
Government plans changes to strike laws to keep trains running
Government plans changes to strike laws to keep trains running

Government plans changes to strike laws to keep trains running

Rail unions could be required to maintain a maximum level of service when they call strike action under a change in the law being proposed by the government.

Oct
20
2022
More national rail and tube strikes announced for November.
More national rail and tube strikes announced for November.

More national rail and tube strikes announced for November.

The RMT union has announced another set of strikes early next month that will coincide with Bonfire Night.

Oct
18
2022
Just a tenth of the expected trains to run due to Saturday’s rail strike
Just a tenth of the expected trains to run due to Saturday’s rail strike

Just a tenth of the expected trains to run due to Saturday’s rail strike

Due to strike action on Saturday (1st October), Network Rail is warning that a reduced timetable confirms just 11% of rail services will be in operation amid coordinated strike action by the RMT, TSSA and Aslef unions.

Sep
30
2022
National rail strikes on 1st, 5th, and 8th October
National rail strikes on 1st, 5th, and 8th October

National rail strikes on 1st, 5th, and 8th October

Rail unions are holding three national rail strikes, leading to substantial disruption on the forthcoming weekends, and also the middle of next week.

Sep
27
2022
More train strikes announced for October
More train strikes announced for October

More train strikes announced for October

There will be more train strikes at the start of October after the Aslef and RMT unions confirmed that staff across the rail industry will go on strike on Saturday 1st October

Sep
20
2022
National rail strikes to take place in September
National rail strikes to take place in September

National rail strikes to take place in September

Two national rail strikes have been announced for September (so far), taking place on Thursday 15th September and on Monday/Tuesday 26th/27th September.

Aug
31
2022
Tube and National Rail strikes later this week
Tube and National Rail strikes later this week

Tube and National Rail strikes later this week

There will be three railway strikes this week, starting this Thursday and running to the end of the week, affecting both the national rail network and the London Underground.

Aug
15
2022
Train drivers strike this Saturday affecting most services
Train drivers strike this Saturday affecting most services

Train drivers strike this Saturday affecting most services

Train drivers at nine rail companies will be going on strike this Saturday (13th Aug), ahead of a long weekend of more even worse disruptions to come.

Aug
09
2022
Train drivers strike to hit London on Saturday
Train drivers strike to hit London on Saturday

Train drivers strike to hit London on Saturday

There will be a train drivers' strike this Saturday (30 July) that will take out a lot of train services in and around London, with several train companies warning that they won't run any trains at all on the day.

Jul
27
2022
Tube Strike – another London Underground strike called for next month
Tube Strike – another London Underground strike called for next month

Tube Strike – another London Underground strike called for next month

The RMT union has announced that it will carry out a 24-hour strike next month in the continuation of its dispute with Transport for London (TfL).

Jul
27
2022