Friday 7 October 2022 05:25 PM Rail strike action will bring chaos to Britain on Saturday with just one-in-15 ... trends now
Rail passengers will face another weekend of travel chaos with thousands of train staff set to strike in a long-running row over pay.
Some 40,000 workers are set to take industrial action on Saturday, with only one-in-five trains running nationwide.
And of those that are still running, passengers have been warned to expect severe disruption, with many operating a limited timetable.
For football fans, it will be another weekend of carnage, with the strike action set to blight journeys to five Premiership games, including clashes between Man City. Spurs and Chelsea
The strike action is the latest chapter of the long-winded dispute over pay and working conditions.
Members of the TSSA and RMT unions stand on one of the many picket lines around the UK on October 1. Unions have warned staff are 'in it for the long haul' and will strike again on Saturday
Striking workers and protesters gather outside a train station in Leeds amidst the ongoing dispute between unions and train bosses over pay on October 1
Signs detailing the strike action have been placed in stations across London for the past week
Workers represented by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) from 15 train firms will be taking part in the eighth day of action.
They will be joined by members of the Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) affecting ticket offices, control rooms and railway stations.
Avanti West Coast: Services will be reduced significantly, with those running expected to be very busy
C2C: Reduced service running. Full details can be found here
CrossCountry: Very limited services will be running. Severe disruption is expected
Greater Anglia: Heavily-reduced service in operation with trains expected to run from 7.30am to 6.30pm
Great Northern: Passengers are urged to travel only if absolutely necessary
Great Western Railway: An extremely limited service will be in operation. Avoid travelling. Services will begin at 7am and all journeys must be completed by 6.30pm
East Midlands Railway: Extremely limited service running from 7am to 6.30pm.
LNER: Do not travel to and from stations north of Newcastle. No trains will run north of Newcastle in either direction. No trains to or from Edinburgh Waverley all day. Trains will start late and finish early at Newcastle, Leeds and York
London Overground: No services running between 4am and 8am. No service after 6pm
Northern: Severe disruption is expected to all its services - plan ahead
Southeastern: A limited service will be in operation. Passengers are urged to only travel if absolutely necessary
South Western: Severely reduced service running between 7.15am and 6.30pm on some route. The rest of the network will be closed
Southern: People are being urged to travel only if absolutely necessary
TransPennine Express: Avoid all unnecessary travel. A timetable can be viewed here
West Midland Trains: Expect major disruption. A significantly reduced timetable will be running from 7.30am to 6.30pm on limited routed
Thameslink – Only travel if absolutely necessary. A severely reduced service will be running, with many stations not being served. If you do travel, please check your journey and expect disruption.
Trains will start late and finish early, with disruption expected to rollover into Sunday morning.
No direct trains are expected to run between London and Edinburgh, with passengers urged to go via Glasgow instead.