A planned train strike could hit one of the busiest travel days of the festive period, with workers walking out three days before Christmas. The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT), has. A three-day strike by conductors starting on 22 December until the last trains on Christmas Eve will be followed by another three-day strike starting on New Year’s Eve. A spokesman for Southern said: “Not content with causing months of misery, the RMT has now hit a new low and is determined to cancel Christmas for the travelling public.
As pre-Christmas travel accelerates, rail passengers planning inter-city journeys face multiple problems from strikes and engineering works. Christmas markets are getting under way in London, York and Edinburgh this weekend, with those in Birmingham and Manchester already open. Union members will strike from 00: 01 on 22 December until 23: 59 on Christmas Eve and again from 00: 01 on New Year's Eve until 23: 59 on 2 January.
A separate 48-hour strike is due to start at 00: 01 on Friday. Train drivers on a direct rail service between Gatwick Airport and central London are to stage four one-day strikes, including walk-outs on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
R ail passengers are set to face more Christmas travel misery as a fresh wave of strikes were announced on Wednesday night. Two 24-hour strikes are planned for New Year's Eve and December 27.
Workers at two rail companies are set to strike over the Christmas period in a dispute over" guards and safety". Members of the RMT union employed by Greater Anglia are poised to walk out for 24 hours on 27 December, while those employed by South Western Railway will do the same on 31 December.
On Monday 1 January there will be no train service at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill, Reigate, Earlswood, Salfords or at stations between Redhill and Tonbridge. Services between London, Gatwick and the south coast will continue to operate, but at a reduced frequency. Dec 16, 2015 · Watch video · Works on the Crossrail project will cause chaos in London with Network Rail also carrying out 500 engineering works from late on Christmas Eve to January 3.
It’s believed up to two million people will use the railways this Christmas but passengers hoping to escape Britain for the festive period will face problems getting. Beware 'Frantic Friday Millions of motorists to join Christmas getaway at same time as commuters and rail strike.
Jams are expected on Thursday in a bid to avoid the chaos on Friday when most. The gateway to Britain's National Rail network. A portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions; train times; fares enquiries; ticket purchase and train running information. The biggest rail union has changed strike dates on Southern Railway, moving a walkout up to Christmas Eve to earlier in the week. Christmas and New Year's Eve train strikes: Southern, DLR, CrossCountry and more details on ALL networks set to be down over the holiday period Dec 13, 2017.
Passengers will be affected by 24-hour strikes on 27 and 31. and South Western Railway staff will walkout on New Year's Eve. Workers at two rail companies are set to strike over the Christmas period. 11 September 2018. Dec 20, 2017. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has announced a. Read more: Christmas travel disruption: Strikes and station closures affecting London. on the 27 December and South Western Railway on New Year's Eve.
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