SOUTH Western Railway is bringing a summer of travel misery for commuters as staff go on a series of strikes with industrial action due to last until early September. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union are taking industrial action over a dispute regarding the future of guards on trains. Here's more information about when the next strike is due. When is the South Western Railway industrial action scheduled for? Members of the RMT union will walk out on the following dates: From midnight on Friday, August 31 until 11.59pm on Sunday, September 2. For 24 hours on September 8 For 25 hours on September 15 The industrial action kicked off on July 26, in the first of eight weeks of travel misery for rail users. Action will apply across the network and impact journeys into London terminating at Waterloo, Victoria, Clapham Junction, Wimbledon and Richmond stations. What routes are affected and how can I travel? Rail replacement bus services will operate during weekday … [Read more...] about South Western Railway strike – what are the latest 2018 dates and which routes and trains are affected?
Clearing 2018 date
RAILWAY workers on the Northern Rail franchise are staging strike action in the ongoing row over driver-only operated trains. As Northern insists its trying to "modernise" its services, it is not clear how long the dispute will last. Here's what we know... When is the Northern Rail June 2018 strike? Northern Rail have confirmed RMT trade union members will strike on June 19, 21 and 23. The rail service will only be able to operate a limited service. On June 19 and 21 - weekday strikes- the majority of trains will operate between 7am and 7pm, but with a 40 per cent reduction in the number of trains. Any replacement buses that will run will be extremely busy, the rail company warned. Travel delays latestTUBE TROUBLES Today's Tube strike has been cancelled - but will the next one go ahead? STRIKING NUMBERS Lowest ever number of strikes in the UK last year with just 79 walkouts BUFFER ZONE Great Northern, Thameslink and Southern hit by cancellations and delays ALL ABOARD When does … [Read more...] about Northern Rail strike – what are the June 2018 dates and which train routes are affected?
THERE will be two 24-hour tube strikes in London this month. Here's everything you need to know... When are the tube strikes in June? Unions confirmed two 24-hour tube strikes will be going ahead this month in a row over timetables. The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union said the Jubilee line will be shut down on June 6 and 14, City AM reported. Train drivers' union Aslef said it will strike on the Jubilee and District lines on those days in a different disagreement about driver safety. Discussions were held over the Jubilee line dispute but not resolution was reached. What has the RMT said? RMT general secretary, Mick Cash, said the union was "bitterly disappointed that tube managers have knocked back an opportunity to negotiate a settlement to this dispute in extensive talks that broke up on Friday". He added: "They failed to put a single proposal forwards. "RMT remains available for further talks but the action starting this week goes ahead as planned and the massive … [Read more...] about When is the next Tube strike, what are the June 2018 dates and which London Underground lines are affected?
RAIL passengers across England are set to face more travel misery in May as rail workers stage a series of one-day strikes in May. But will the walkouts actually affect your commute? Here's everything you need to know about when the next strike is planned. When is the next Greater Anglia strike? RMT members on Arriva Rail North, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway will strike for 24 hours on Wednesday 9 May, and additionally, SWR passengers will be disrupted by several more dates on 11 May, 14 May, 16 May and the 18 May. The Department for Transport has described the industrial action as "pointless". Disputes about the role of guards began on Southern Railway two years ago. The first strike took place on 26 April 2016, and there have been many further strikes organised by the RMT union since then. Which routes are affected? Fortunately for commuters, Greater Anglia endeavour to run a full service during any industrial action. This is because 60 per cent of their … [Read more...] about Greater Anglia rail strike – what are the May 2018 dates and which routes are affected?
A DLR strike is set to cause transport chaos in London on the weekend of the 2018 Marathon. Here's everything you need to know about the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) strike. What dates are the DLR strikes and what is affected? The four day strike will go ahead from 4am on Friday, April 20, until 4am on Tuesday, April 24. Talks were held at the conciliation service Acas but ended without agreement. RMT general secretary Mick Cash said: "RMT continues to push for a negotiated settlement in a dispute that is about turning the tide on outsourcing and ensuring workplace justice for this key group of London transport workers. "Our negotiating team is frustrated that the talks have failed to make any significant progress on the key issues. "RMT has made it absolutely clear that this dispute can be resolved and that there is still time to reach a settlement but that requires a display of the same kind of will and commitment from the management side to move the issues forwards." Keep up to … [Read more...] about When is the DLR strike, what are the April 2018 dates and how will it affect the London Marathon?