Industrial action will cause cancellations to LNER trains and busy services


Over 40,000 staff members from Network Rail and thirteen train operators intend on walking out, over three days next week: Tuesday, June 21; Thursday, June 23; and Saturday, June 25.

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) called the three 24-hour strikes, in dispute of working conditions, redundancies and pay.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) have announced changes to services and will be running around 38% of usual trains over these dates.

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LNER have said tickets will be available tomorrow, Friday, June 17, for those wanting to travel on the affected dates, however deferring travel is recommended, as services are expected to be much busier than usual.

Key information on the LNER services running during the strike period:

  • The last train from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh is at 14:00
  • The last train from London King’s Cross to Leeds is at 15:05 (15:06 on Saturday) 
  • The last train from Edinburgh to London is 12:30
  • The last last train from Leeds to London 15:45

For more information, head to the LNER website, here.

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