gwr train strike

Further Rail Strikes

Further rail strikes taking place next week. On Wednesday 31 and Saturday 3 June, the ASLEF (train drivers) union will be on strike, and the RMT (on board and station staff) have also announced an additional strike on Friday 2 June.

On all 3 days there will only be a very limited service, which will start later and finish much earlier than normal. Many parts of the network will have no service whatsoever. 

Services that do run will be much busier than usual and subject to short-notice alteration and cancellations. Customers are being advised to find alternative methods of travel or to vary the date of their journey if they can. More information can be found on their dedicated strike page at including when online journey planners will be updated and how to claim refunds.

Services on Tuesday 30 May, Thursday 1 June and Sunday 4 June will also be impacted with some services finishing earlier and starting later than usual, and customers travelling on those dates should check their journey before travel using