Service alteration details

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Amended daily timetable and weekend industrial action affecting TransPennine Express services

Incident created
24/01/2022 16:18
Last updated
27/05/2022 05:26
Route affected

Various TransPennine Express routes 

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express;

TransPennine Express services are currently operating a reduced, amended timetable due to a shortage of train crew and industrial relations issues. 

Please check before you travel as your journey may be affected by planned or short notice cancellations and alterations. 

Alterations to the timetable on Mondays to Saturdays:

Some TransPennine Express services may face ‘on-the-day’ alterations as a result of short-notice sickness due to the continuing legacy of the pandemic. Please check Journey Planners as close to your date and time of travel as cancellations and alterations may be advised at the last minute.

You can find details of today's alterations here

To help you complete your journey today, you may use your ticket via any reasonable route on the following operators services at no extra cost:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • LNER
  • Northern
  • ScotRail


Weekend Industrial Action:

On all Sundays until 5 June (and additionally on Saturday 4 June during the Jubilee weekend), industrial action is being taken by RMT conductor members. The planned strike dates are listed below, but further dates may be announced:

  • Sunday 29 May
  • Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June


You can find the latest travel advice and amended strike timetables here

If you’re planning to travel on a day affected by RMT strikes you should check for updates up to the last minute, as services may be subject to short notice changes. You should also allow extra time for journeys as services will be far busier than normal.

In the event that these will be required, TransPennine Express will seek to source and provide stand-by buses at certain locations.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey for today using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Please check back on the day you are travelling for the most up to date information.

You can also check your journey for Sunday 29 May using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner. Strike timetables have now been uploaded for this weekend. Please check back nearer the time of travel for timetables for Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June.

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #TPEIndustrialAction

You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey. 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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