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Planned disruption

Strikes between 21-26 have now finished and normal timetables will now resume. We will keep you updated with any news of potential future strikes if announced. 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the strike action.

 

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We want to keep you informed on upcoming strike action across the rail network. Add your details to the form below and we'll send you updates with the latest train strike information.

 

 FAQs

Industrial action

Strikes have been announced for 21, 23 and 25 of June. We advise customers not to travel between 21 and 26 June as trains services on dates in between strikes will be significantly impacted with a very limited number of trains running, with first trains starting later in the morning and last trains running earlier in the afternoon.

The railway workers trade union, RMT, has called strikes because of a dispute over pay and terms and conditions.

We are advising people not to travel between 21 and 26 June, therefore we are strongly advising against travel on these days. Most routes and trains will not run on strike days and the days in between strikes will see a very limited number of trains running, with first trains starting later in the morning and last trains running earlier in the afternoon.

Timetables are available on the Northern timetables page, however, our advice is not to travel between 21 and 26 June.

Timetables for strike days (21, 23 and 25 June) are also available above in PDF format

Some stations will be affected by the strikes, including the facilities at those stations. We are advising people not to travel or attempt to go to the station.

Our advice is not to travel between 21 and 26 June. If you have assistance booked please contact our passenger assist team to discuss or replan on 0800 138 5560 (Text Relay 18001 0800 138 5560).

The whole of the rail network is affected by strikes, which means the industry has had to prioritise freight trains running on the mainline to keep supermarkets stocked with food and other essentials. There simply aren’t enough railway workers to keep trains running on our network.

There will be no alternative transport in place. Our advice is not to travel between 21 and 26 June.

We are advising people not to travel between 21 and 26 June, therefore we are strongly advising against travel on these days. Many routes will not run on strike days and the days in between strikes will see a very limited number of trains running with later start times and earlier finishing times. We have communicated directly with schools across our network advising of the strike disruption

Our advice is not to travel on the dates impacted by strike action. 

  • Advanced ticket holders can get a fee-free refund or change the date of the ticket via our refunds page Northern Refunds page.
  • Daily tickets, such as Anytime or Off-Peak can claim a full refund with no admin fee if you decide not to travel from point of purchase or Northern Refunds page.
  • Season ticket refund, including flexi – You can get a refund on the portion of season ticket not used, as per the standard refund policy, details can be found on the Northern Refunds page.
  • Season ticket compensation - If you have a monthly or longer season ticket, and you have not opted for a refund, you can claim on strike days using our season ticket delay repay scheme. 

We advise everyone not to travel on the dates impacted by strike action as services will be significantly impacted and reduced. If you decide to travel anyway and are delayed by 15mins or more you are entitled to delay repay compensation.

If your ticket is dated for when strikes are impacting service (21-26 June) you can use your ticket on the 20, 27 or 28 June

We continue to provide Passenger Assistance for all services which run, however we expect trains to be very busy’

 

 

 

 

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