Industrial action to affect many National Rail services from Thursday 4 April until Tuesday 9 April

Strike action has been announced by the ASLEF Union for the following train operators on the following days:

  • Friday 5 April – Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway

  • Saturday 6 April – Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express, LNER, Northern and TransPennine Express

  • Monday 8 April – c2c, Gatwick Express, Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express), Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern, South Western Railway (including Island Line) and Thameslink

In addition the above train operators will have an overtime ban from Thursday 4 April to Saturday 6 April, and from Monday 8 April to Tuesday 9 April.

Check before you travel:

Please check your journey again nearer the time for the amended strike day timetables.

The National Rail Enquiries real-time journey planner is currently showing the normal planned services for the strike days, which is subject to change.

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