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Passengers warned of disruption as national train strikes set to affect Gedling borough

EMR customers are warned of travel disruption due to planned industrial action next week.

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Rail customers are being warned of travel disruption due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union between Monday, January 29, and Tuesday, February 6.

The strike action by ASLEF will affect different train companies on different dates.

All East Midlands Railway (EMR) services will be impacted on Saturday, February 3.

The strike action is part of a programme of industrial action affecting 18 train companies between Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, February 6.

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The train firm said the staggered approach by the union is designed to create wide-ranging disruption and cancellations across the network.

Will Rogers, managing director of East Midlands Railway, said: “This approach from the ASLEF union means different parts of the network and different train operating companies are affected at different times. Unfortunately, this will mean customers could be impacted by a complicated period of possible delays and disruption.

“We cannot run any services on Saturday, February 3 – while our services will also be busy on either side of this day.

“Customers are advised to check our website to understand how their whole journey is affected before setting off and can expect possible disruption or late notice cancellations.” 

More information regarding the strikes can be found here: https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/rail-strike 

How will EMR’s services be impacted by strike action?

  • Saturday, January 29 to Friday, February 2: An overtime ban will be in place between There will be possible short-notice cancellations and service alterations. EMR advise passengers to check their website for updates.
  • Saturday, February 3: No EMR services will run.
  • Sunday, 4 February: There will be several changes to EMR’s planned timetable across their Regional and Intercity routes due to engineering works, resulting in extended journey times and busy services. They ask you to check your full journey before travelling.
  • Monday, February 5 to Tuesday, February 6: An overtime ban will be in place between There will be possible short-notice cancellations and service alterations. We advise you to check the website for updates.

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