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East Midlands Trains announces services to Carlton, Netherfield and Burton Joyce during strike action

Trains will be disrupted on Saturday, July 20, Saturday, July 27 and Saturday, August 3.

Some train services in Gedling borough will be disrupted during three Saturdays of strike action by the RMT union.

RMT members working as Senior Conductors on East Midlands Trains will strike at the end of July and the beginning of August.

The union has said the dispute is over EMT management’s ‘failure to bring a meaningful resolution to members’ concerns’ over pay discrimination and contract issues. East Midlands Trains denies this.

Today, East Midlands Trains confirmed what services it will be running for customers in Gedling borough on Saturday, July 20, Saturday, July 27 and Saturday, August 3.

There will be revised timetables and replacement coach services on some routes and customers are advised to check before travel. 

Timetables are available at eastmidlandstrains.co.uk. 

Adam Piddington, customer experience director for East Midlands Trains said: “We’re disappointed that the RMT is intent on going ahead with this strike action. 

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“We’re pleased we’ll be able to still run a good service for our customers on the three dates involved.

Our timetables are now available at eastmidlandstrains.co.uk for customers to check ahead and plan their journeys.”

Summary of services running on Saturday 20 July, Saturday 27 July and Saturday 3 August:

Services to and from London

Services will continue to run as normal.

Derby to Matlock

A reduced service will run on this route with a rail replacement coach running on the last services of the day. 

Nottingham/Grantham/Skegness

A near normal service will run on this route including the additional summer Saturday 8 coach HST services.

Nottingham/Newark Castle/Lincoln

A near normal service will run on this route. Nottingham to Newark Castle will be served by one train per hour instead of two.

Leicester to Nottingham (serving intermediate stations)

Replacement coaches will run calling at Syston, Sileby and Barrow Upon Soar. Please note that direct trains will still run between Leicester, Loughborough, Beeston and Nottingham on the London/Nottingham route.

Derby to Nottingham and Newark Castle

East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route. Rail Replacement coaches will run to Attenborough.

Nottingham to Norwich

East Midlands Trains services will not run on this route.

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