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Two national rail strikes next week
Two national rail strikes next week

Two national rail strikes next week

There will be two national strikes on the railways next week affecting most services on Wednesday, and many on Saturday.

Jul
23
2022
Night Tube strike suspended after deal between RMT and TfL
Night Tube strike suspended after deal between RMT and TfL

Night Tube strike suspended after deal between RMT and TfL

The RMT's long running strike every weekend on the Night Tube has been suspended after TfL made an offer that the RMT union says was acceptable.

Jul
20
2022

Special rail timetable published for the national railway strike

With most of the national rail network out of action next week, a special timetable is showing where the trains are expected to be able to run.

Jun
18
2022
National and London rail strikes announced by the RMT union
National and London rail strikes announced by the RMT union

National and London rail strikes announced by the RMT union

The largest strike to affect the national railway network in decades will take place later this month, as 40,000 RMT union members walk out on strike.

Jun
07
2022
London facing a major tube strike on Monday 6th June
London facing a major tube strike on Monday 6th June

London facing a major tube strike on Monday 6th June

There will be a widespread tube strike lasting all day on Monday as around 4,000 station staff who are members of the RMT union walk out in a dispute with the London Underground.

Jun
04
2022

London Underground tube strike called off

Plans for a small scale tube strike taking place on Friday 3rd June at two central London stations have been called off after the RMT union said it had made progress in talks with TfL.

May
27
2022
London tube station staff to go on strike
London tube station staff to go on strike

London tube station staff to go on strike

The RMT union has called a tube strike for two weeks time, and says that some 4,000 station staff will walk out.

May
23
2022

Two tube stations to strike over Jubilee weekend

Staff at two tube stations, Euston and Green Park will go on strike on Friday 3rd June 2022, citing allegations of bullying behaviour by management.

May
18
2022

London’s second tube strike set for Thursday

TfL is again warning that most London Underground lines and many stations will be closed tomorrow (Thur 3rd March) as the second large scale RMT strike takes place.

Mar
02
2022
Commuters urged to avoid the tube this week due to tube strike
Commuters urged to avoid the tube this week due to tube strike

Commuters urged to avoid the tube this week due to tube strike

A tube strike that could knock out much of the London Underground for much of this week will start tomorrow (Tuesday 1st March) unless called off at the last minute.

Feb
28
2022
London Underground tube strike for Tuesday and Thursday next week
London Underground tube strike for Tuesday and Thursday next week

London Underground tube strike for Tuesday and Thursday next week

Two tube strikes will take place next week, affecting a large section of the London Underground on Tuesday and Thursday.

Feb
24
2022
Tube strike announced for the London Underground
Tube strike announced for the London Underground

Tube strike announced for the London Underground

The RMT union has announced a tube strike for two dates at the beginning of next month in a dispute over jobs and pensions.

Feb
04
2022
Tube union starts first of 6-months of strikes this evening
Tube union starts first of 6-months of strikes this evening

Tube union starts first of 6-months of strikes this evening

The RMT's long-running campaign against changes to Night Tube driver rosters will continue tonight with the first of a new round of strikes.

Jan
07
2022
RMT threatens six months of tube strikes
RMT threatens six months of tube strikes

RMT threatens six months of tube strikes

The RMT union has confirmed that it is planning to extend its dispute over Night Tube duties with strikes every weekend until June 2022.

Dec
23
2021
Large scale tube strike this weekend (17th-18th Dec 2021)
Large scale tube strike this weekend (17th-18th Dec 2021)

Large scale tube strike this weekend (17th-18th Dec 2021)

Five lines on the London Underground will be hit by a large walkout by RMT drivers this weekend as part of an ongoing dispute over the Night Tube staffing rosters.

Dec
15
2021
Tube strike on the Night Tube tonight and Saturday
Tube strike on the Night Tube tonight and Saturday

Tube strike on the Night Tube tonight and Saturday

The Night Tube services on the Central and Victoria lines will be hit by strike action again from tonight, as the RMT continues an ongoing campaign against changes to driver rosters.

Dec
10
2021

London Underground tube strike on Friday (26th Nov)

There's going to be a tube strike on the London Underground tomorrow (Fri 26th Nov), with several lines subjected to severe delays all day.

Nov
25
2021
London Underground warns tube strikes starting this Friday
London Underground warns tube strikes starting this Friday

London Underground warns tube strikes starting this Friday

Unless called off at the last minute, the RMT union will start a series of tube strikes on the London Underground in the run-up to Christmas, in a dispute over changes to driver duties for the Night Tube.

Nov
22
2021
London Underground tube strike called off
London Underground tube strike called off

London Underground tube strike called off

The tube strike which was due to start next Tuesday has been called off by the RMT union.

Aug
20
2021
Tube strike warning for next week
Tube strike warning for next week

Tube strike warning for next week

Transport for London (TfL) is warning customers that planned strike action by the RMT union next week may cause severe disruption across the tube network if it goes ahead.

Aug
19
2021

Tube strike for this week is Cancelled

The two tube strikes that were due to take place this week in a dispute over Night Tube staff grades have been cancelled.

Aug
02
2021

Tube strike from this Friday on the Bakerloo line

There will be a tube strike on the Bakerloo line that's likely to seriously affect the line from Friday though to the end of next Monday.

Feb
18
2020
Strikes on the London Underground over the Christmas
Strikes on the London Underground over the Christmas

Strikes on the London Underground over the Christmas

Over the next few weeks, there's going to be a cluster of strikes on the London Underground.

Dec
18
2018
Tube strikes on Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines next week
Tube strikes on Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines next week

Tube strikes on Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines next week

A planned Tube strike will affect the Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines from Wednesday 7th November.

Oct
31
2018