Uk News How the rail walkout could affect London Underground lines and other TfL trains United Kingdom news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Negotiations between Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) leaders and bosses ended last night without agreement

Uk News How the rail walkout could affect London Underground lines and other TfL trains United Kingdom news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Negotiations between Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) leaders and bosses ended last night without agreement

Uk News  How the rail walkout could affect London Underground lines and other TfL trains United Kingdom news
23 June 2022 - 08:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Strikes have hit the railway network once again after talks collapsed between the unions and rail leaders.Negotiations between Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) leaders and bosses ended on Wednesday night without agreement, with 40,000 union members at Network Rail and 13 train operators set to take industrial action over pay, redundancies and changes to working practices.But how will this affect the Tube system? Here’s everything you need to know.Will the train strikes affect the Tube?The remaining rail strikes are planned for:Thursday 23 JuneSaturday 25 JuneOn Thursday 23 and Saturday 25 June, about 40,000 rail operators – but not London Underground staff – will strike.However, some lines will be affected.TfL Tweeted: “Thursday 23 until Sunday 26 June“Strikes on @NationalRailEnq may affect your journey Services affected include Elizabeth line, London Overground, trams and parts of the Tube.More from NewsGhislaine Maxwell should be jailed for at least 30 years for sex trafficking, prosecutors say23 June, 2022Second national rail strike gets underway, with millions braced for fresh disruption23 June, 2022Women are spending £1,500 a year trying to treat chronic UTIs when the NHS has failed23 June, 2022“Use our travel tools to check before you travel”.This is because “there will be a reduced service on the London Overground and Elizabeth line (where TfL uses national rail assets) as well as parts of the Tube on Thurs 23 and Sat 25 June”, according to TfL.This will last from 07:30 on Thurs 23 and Sat 25 June. They advise you to complete your journey by 18:00, avoid travelling on the Overground before mid-morning, and to check Tube and Elizabeth lines before you travel.Where else are the strikes?Only one in five rail services will be running from 7.30am in England, Scotland and Wales, and those that are operating will end at 6.30pm.

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.National Rail has updated its journey planner for the strike days. It advises using the planner – which you can find here – if you need to travel.Knock-on disruption is again expected on the roads, with motorists being warned to expect increased traffic.Normally busy stations such as Waterloo and Euston in central London, Manchester’s Piccadilly and Glasgow Central were near deserted during rush hour on Tuesday, except for picket lines mounted by union members.The shutters were down at rail and Tube stations, with millions of passengers forced to seek alternative transport or work from home, as the country’s rail network was left paralysed.Uber prices rocketed as travellers scrambled to book cabs, with a three-mile journey from London’s Paddington to King’s Cross costing up to £27 at 8.45am, fare increases that passengers criticised as “disgraceful”. Passengers at Stratford station, as train services continue to be disrupted following the nationwide strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)Scotland and Wales had almost no rail links and it was the same in Cornwall, Dorset, Chester and Hull. The strikes come as students prepare to take GCSE and A-level examinations, with Glastonbury festival-goers among those who have been facing travel chaos.Which railways are affected?Thirteen operators on the national network will be affected:Avanti West CoastChiltern RailwaysCross Country Trainsc2cEast Midlands RailwayGreater AngliaGreat Western RailwayLNERNorthern TrainsSouth EasternSouth Western RailwayTransPennine ExpressWest Midlands TrainsHow can I check if my train is running?The best way to check is by using the National Rail journey planner.Alternatively, you can call National Rail on 03457 48 49 50 – lines are open 24 hours a day – or contact the train company you are planning to travel with directly.

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