Subway and train strikes: “Don’t travel” warning as half of railway lines to shut during strikes


Passengers are advised not to travel on trains during the strike next a week, as it turned out half of lines will be closed with only about five of services are running.

Dozens of thousands of workers will walk out for the UK on June 21, 23 and 25, causing damage national rail network.

The London Underground is also facing major failure with another 10,000 members of RMT union set to walk out on 21st of June.

Transport for London issued a similar advice not to travel on a tube network next Tuesday.

national the train schedule from June 20 to June 26 is still being specified, but the number of services is expected to be around 4,500 compared to with Usually it is 20,000 people, according to Network Rail.

But the violation also most likely hit days without a strike next week when only about 60 percent of normal services will run.

South Eastern and Transpennine are among the rail operators urging passengers to “travel by rail only when necessary”. Northern asked people “do not travel” on trains from Tuesday to Sunday.

full scale of influence of strikes were uncovered on Wednesday with Network Rail announces suspension of passenger operations locations like Penzance in Cornwall, Bournemouth in Dorset, Swansea in South Wales, Holyhead in North Wales, Chester in Cheshire and Blackpool, Lancashire.

There will be also no passenger trains north from Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Open lines include the West Coast Main Line from London to Scotland. via locations such as Birmingham and Manchester.

Number of Passenger Transportation on strike days are expected to be limited to approximately 4,500 compared to with 20000 is fine.

Members of Rail, sea and transport union on Network Rail and 13 train operators must strike for three days next a week in similar disputes over salary, work and pension.

Lines will be open only from 7:30 to 18:30, i.е. start later and finish earlier than usual.

Passengers»who must travel”, it is highly recommended to “plan ahead” to ensure they can complete their trips are within that window, according to Network Rail.

Last flights from London to Scotland depart in early day.

Steve Montgomery who industry chairs body The railroad delivery group said: “These strikes will affect millions of people who use train every day, including key workers, students with exams, those who can not work from home vacationers and those who visit important business and leisure events.

“Working with Network Rail, our plan is to keep as many services running as possible. possible, but significant failure will be inevitable, and some parts of in network there will be no service, so the passengers should plan your trips carefully and check your train times”.

Train strikes cause huge scandal in the House of Commons on Wednesday is when Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer clashed over the Prime Minister’s questions.

mr johnson hit out first when grilling over in cost-of- life crisis, rounding off on Sir Keir, saying: “What would be helpful in supporting United Kingdom economy right now it would be if the leader of The Labor Party finished off his sphinx-like silence about the upcoming RMT strikes up.

Sir Keir replied: “He in government. He could have done something to stop the strikes. But he didn’t lift a finger.

“I don’t want punches go ahead, but he does. He wants the country to stop so he can feed off in division”.

However, the Labor leader stopped. of directly criticism of railway, maritime and transport union over planned strikes next a week.

Mr Johnson blamed Labor of Existence “on in side” of RMT strikers, adding: “We on in side of travel public”.



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