RMT strike to disrupt CrossCountry train services on 19 August / 26 August / 02 Sept / 09 Sept
Travel Safety and Disruptions for Aug 19, 2023 12:00AM – Aug 20, 2023 12:00AM UTC.
Workers on CrossCountry trains affiliated with the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) will strike on 19 August amid a dispute over working conditions. The walkout is expected to impact train services that connect Birmingham with key cities like Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol, Southampton, Cardiff and Edinburgh.
Contact rail officials for updates or refund/rebooking options. Make contingency travel plans.