Five Day Strike On Southern Rail Planned In August

Passengers on Southern Rail are in for more disruption after a five day strike in August from Monday next week. Members of the RMT Union will be on strike from 00.01 on Monday 8 August until 23.59 on Friday 12 August, meaning that a whole working week of disruption is likely. The strike is due to the […]

Revised Southern Railways service plan

Revised service on all Southern routes on Mondays to Fridays from Monday 11 July until further notice Full details and updates on the link below Last updated 9am 7 July We understand the impact that the current unpredictable and often late notice cancellations and delays have on your journeys and daily plans. While this […]

Government response to Southern Railways petition

The Government has responded to the petition you signed – “Remove the franchise for Southern Rail from Govia Thameslink.”. Government responded: Govia Thameslink Railway are delivering plans to reverse decades of under-investment on the rail network. Removing the franchise from GTR will not address the challenges on this part of the network. The challenges of […]

Southern Rail vote to stage three 24-hour strikes

Commuter chaos expected as conductors on Southern Rail vote to stage three 24-hour strikes over new rules which hand door control duties to drivers Conductors on Southern Rail are set to stage three 24-hour strikes on 26 April, 10 May and 12 May – because control of doors has been handed to drivers. They’re set […]

Crystal Palace Overground Festival to return in 2017

An annual arts festival in Crystal Palace will not be held this year as organisers seek to make it bigger for 2017. Launched by Upper Norwood Triangle Traders in 2006, Crystal Palace Overground Festival has outgrown its main space at Westow Park and now the team behind it is planning to take it to Crystal Palace Park […]

Three Days Of Tube Strikes Announced

The RMT has confirmed three planned days of strike action for the coming weeks, with drivers’ union Aslef expected to confirm dates shortly (they’ll be the same dates). These strikes are about the ongoing dispute over working conditions for the much-delayed night tube and the 2015 pay settlement. Aslef’s Finn Brennan said: Taking strike action is never something that […]

Tube Strike Cancelled!!!

This week’s proposed tube strike have been called off. The decision follows talks between union leaders and Transport for London, mediated by conciliation service Acas. The dispute centred around the work/life balance of drivers (more here), with the upcoming but delayed introduction of the Night Tube 24-hour weekend services. Members of three unions, RMT, Tssa and Unite, had […]

More Tube Strike

Two more strikes by London Underground staff have been announced. Look out for more ‘travel chaos’ headlines as London Underground workers plan to stage two further strikes in the ongoing dispute over plans for the Night Tube. The RMT union has announced its members will walk out (Tube Strike) for 24 hours from 9pm on Tuesday 25 August and […]