Ends: 9 December 2023
Last updated: 30 November 2023
ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has announced another series of strike action – between Friday 1 December and Saturday 9 December 2023 whereby members of the ASLEF union will refuse to work any overtime. During this time there is likely to a reduced service on some lines. Check with West Midlands Trains for details of affected local services as there are some amended timetables during this period.
Furthermore, on Sunday 3 December, there will be no West Midlands Trains services on this date. Transport for Wales and Cross Country Trains are operating on this date, expect services to be busy.
Other regional train operators will also strike on different days during the announced week of strike action as follows:
Avanti West Coast - Sunday 3 December
Chiltern Railways - Sunday 3 December
CrossCountry - Thursday 7 December
Transport for Wales Railway are not affected by strike action, for information on other UK Rail operators check with National Rail Enquires.
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West Midlands Metro
West Midlands Metro services will operate to a normal timetable and are unaffected by this strike action.
You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following: