Update: the National Rail strike has been called off as RMT unions agree to a new offer

UK’s biggest rail union is to stage a one day strike from 5pm on Bank holiday Monday (25th of May) until 5pm on Tuesday 26th May. According to media reports, it will be the first nationwide rail strike in 20 years. The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union members are signallers, maintenance staff and station workers. Their are claiming “fair pay and job security”.


Major traffic disruption for train users

This strike will cause severe disruptions to services across the country on Bank Holiday Monday. Train travellers willing to come back home after 5pm will need to consider another transport alternative. On Tuesday morning, millions of commuters, travelling by train to go back to work, will also need to find another option.
Please note, eurostar services might also be affected by the strike. We would suggest you to check directly with the train company if you train is running.


Transport alternatives

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Source: Reuters, BBC, Mirror

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