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TODAY: Industrial action to affect Northern services

Incident created
06/06/2018 15:27
Last updated
23/06/2018 04:29
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern;
Description

The RMT trade union is currently in dispute with Northern over proposed changes to the role of the conductor. As a result of this, industrial action will be taken today.

Most trains will run between 7am and 7pm, though on a handful of routes, services will begin to wind down earlier. 

Alternative transport:

Customers with advance purchase Northern tickets may use the following operators on reasonable routes: 

Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, East Midland Trains, TransPennine Express, Grand Central, Hull Trains, Virgin Trains East Coast and Virgin Trains. 

Customers are advised to travel as close as possible to the original booked train times on these days.

Customers who have an advance ticket with a Northern origin or destination station, where Northern offer the connection using another train operator’s service, may use their tickets to travel tomorrow instead. This will be honoured by the following operators: 

Arriva Trains Wales, Chiltern, c2c, CrossCountry, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Grand Central, Greater Anglia, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, ScotRail, Southeastern, Southern, Thameslink, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway, Virgin Trains East Coast and Virgin Trains.

Additional information:

On days where there is strike action, all running trains and any replacement buses are expected to be busy, especially in the morning and evening peak period. Please allow extra time to travel.

More information, including FAQs and background information on the strike is available on the Northern website.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Twitter:
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Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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