Two new train strikes have been announced on September 30 and October 5, but what companies are affected? Read on to find out.
All across the United kingdom, news have passed that the ASLEF, a union that represents train drivers across the country will be going on strike over payment disputes and conditions.
This issue persists after several strikes in the past and they are looking to resolve it this time around with a strike of two announced to hold on September 30 and October 5.
As we angrly await the strike date in two weeks time, we give you the train companies affected by these strikes.
Keep reading below to find out:
Trains companies affected by the two strikes
- Avanti West Coast
- Chiltern Railways
- East Midlands Railway
- Greater Anglia
- GTR Great Northern Thameslink
- Great Western Railway
- Island Line; LNER
- Northern Trains
- Gatwick Express
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- West Midlands Trains
According to statement from ASLEF, it was stated that;
“have always failed to employ enough drivers to provide a proper service”.
“The service they promise passengers, businesses, and the government they will deliver – without asking drivers to work their rest days.”