Last updated: 27 November 2023 

On Thursday 16 November the ASLEF union announced industrial action affecting Train Operating Companies.

This includes strike action on Wednesday 6 December and a ban on overtime working from Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December that will affect our network.

Journey planners for Wednesday 6 December (ASLEF strike day)

Customers should please be aware that, due to the upcoming national ASLEF strike action, all services will be removed from journey planners for 6 December from 23 November.
Journey planners will then be updated with the confirmed strike day services for 6 December by 29 November.
As train operators face ASLEF strike action on different days, there has been a national decision to remove timetables from journey planners for affected operators on their respective strike days. 

We are expecting to run an extremely limited service on 6 December, similar to the last national ASLEF strike day on 4 October.

Day of Action Journey planners up to date
Friday 1 December  Now
Saturday 2 December Tuesday 28 November 
Sunday 3 December Tuesday 28 November 
Monday 4 December Wednesday 29 November*
Tuesday 5 December Wednesday 29 November*
Wednesday 6 December Wednesday 29 November
Thursday 7 December Wednesday 29 November*
Friday 8 December Wednesday 29 November*
Saturday 9 December Tuesday 5 December

*Services for the West of England are due to be up to date later in the week, with all other services accurate from Wednesday 29 November. 

We will provide more information as it becomes available. Please check this page for updates.

For information on ticketing during industrial action, please click here


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