Berkshire news Direct trains between Reading and Gatwick cancelled due to strikes PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Travel disruption and chaos is to be expected this week
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Planned strikes this week will have an impact on railway passengers in Berkshire as they will face travel disruption. Half of Britain's railway lines are set to close as a result of Network Rail and train company staff voting for strike action. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) has announced three days of rail strikes starting on Tuesday, June 21. The second will be on Thursday, June 23 and the third will take place on Saturday, June 25. Most train operating companies are affected by the action, including Greater Anglia, Avanti West Coast and West Midland Trains. Great Western Railway, will be affected, serves Reading, Slough, Newbury and other Berkshire destinations. READ MORE: People urged not to take train as rail strikes set to hit Berkshire Workers from CrossCountry, which provides trains from Reading to Oxford, have all voted for strike action. South Western Railway will also be affected which serves Bracknell, Wokingham and other towns in the county. Are trains running between Reading and Gatwick Airport during rail strikes? Great Western Railway normally has services between Reading and Gatwick Airport which will be affected by the strikes. No trains will be running between Reading and Gatwick on the North Downs Line which will cause more transport chaos.
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. Each of these stations will not see GWR services during the strikes, and services will be affected in between the days of the strike too. How to get between Reading and Gatwick Airport during rail strikes With the strikes in place, getting from Reading to Gatwick Airport will not be a simple journey. As the GWR that would usually take you on the journey will be running an extremely reduced service, you will need to make a few changes. You will need to get a train from Reading to London Paddington, and then from London Paddington on the London Underground, you will need to go to London Victoria. On the over ground from here, you will finally get a train to Gatwick Airport. The Underground is also set for strike action on Tuesday which will cause more delays. GWR state: "GWR will operate as many trains as possible during the strike action however, most train services will be affected on the days announced. Due to the timing of the strike action, services in between strike days will also be affected." Read next: Heathrow Express timetable during planned rail strikes When are the train strikes in the UK? Passengers face railway disruption as industrial action announced Impact on Elizabeth Line during rail strikes
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