National Express East Anglia Train Strike will go ahead tomorrow
NATIONAL Express East Anglia (NXEA) has confirmed that the 48-hour train strike will go ahead tomorrow as planned.Members of the ASLEF, RMT and TSSA unions will go on strike at midnight tonight (Wednesday) after three days of talks with the rail operato
NATIONAL Express East Anglia (NXEA) has confirmed that the 48-hour train strike will go ahead tomorrow as planned.
Members of the ASLEF, RMT and TSSA unions will go on strike at midnight tonight (Wednesday) after three days of talks with the rail operator failed to reach an agreement.
As a result an hourly service will run between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street on Thursday and Friday, operating to the maximum number of carriages. They also plan to run a limited service between Broxbourne and London Liverpool Street, plus a morning and evening peak train (in each direction) between Cambridge and Liverpool Street.
However, it is likely these services will be extremely busy and NXEA has urged people to spread their journey times wherever possible.
Members of the unions are striking over conditions and this year's pay award and have already staged two 48-hour strikes, with another planned for next week.
Details of alternative journey options will be available on the National Rail Enquiries website at nationalrail.co.uk. NXEA will also provide further updates on their website at www.nationalexpresseastanglia.com
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