Train strikes announced for May Bank Holiday week

News / Mon 22nd Apr 2024 at 03:31pm

RAIL passengers are being warned of disruption during the week of the May Bank Holiday after drivers announced more strikes and an overtime ban.

Staff at 16 train companies will take part in rolling one-day walkouts between 7 and 9 May over pay and working conditions.

An overtime ban will also take place between 6 and 11 May. 

Passengers are advised to check before they travel, with the action likely to lead to delays and cancellations.

The Bank Holiday falls on 6 May this year.

Drivers from several train companies will strike on different days.

  • Tuesday 7 May: c2c, Greater Anglia, Great Northern, Thameslink, Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express, South Western Railway main line and Island Line
  • Wednesday 8 May: Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, Great Western Railway and West Midlands Trains 
  • Thursday 9 May: LNER, Northern Trains and TransPennine Express 

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2 Comments for Train strikes announced for May Bank Holiday week:

2024-04-23 07:08:42

you got to feel sorry for thr train drivers only get £60 to£65 grand a year for 35 hour week (sack them all ) go driver less and give the money to the doctors and nurses

2024-04-23 09:07:48

Les you read my mind, problem is train drivers unions support financially labour party. I dislike all politicians but I think it likly that when labour get in train drivers will get what they demand. I also suspect that many other unions will re visit claims and strike.

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