Industrial motion by the RMT, Aslef and the TSSA unions will severely have an effect on trains throughout Cornwall and the GWR community this weekend and subsequent week, with companies unable to function throughout many routes.
The motion is deliberate for Saturday 13, Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August, with days instantly after the strike days additionally affected.
A considerably lowered momentary timetable has been put in place, with some companies being cancelled all day in Cornwall subsequent week.
Passengers are suggested to seek out alternative routes to journey on nowadays and solely journey if completely crucial.
The vast majority of prepare companies is not going to function and there might be no companies on many routes.
On strike days a particularly restricted service will function between 0700 and 1830, and final trains will go away a lot earlier.
The place trains are capable of function, they are going to be extraordinarily busy.
GWR has stated it’s going to function as many trains as attainable in the course of the strike motion, nonetheless the next journey recommendation is in place over the strike interval:
Trains will run as deliberate however might be busy, and with some minor adjustments to late evening companies. Please test earlier than you journey.
These travelling to the Boardmasters Competition are suggested to test their journeys earlier than they journey.
An especially restricted service will solely function on the routes beneath. Companies will begin later and end a lot sooner than regular.
Bristol Temple Meads-London Paddington
Studying to Oxford
Studying to Basingstoke
No different GWR companies will run.
Trains will proceed to be severely disrupted, particularly on long-distance intercity routes, please make various journey preparations and solely journey if completely crucial.
There might be no service on the Oxford to Worcester/Hereford route.
A lowered service frequency will function on different long-distance routes:
London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
London Paddington to Swansea
London Paddington to Plymouth/Penzance (inc through the Kennet Valley)
London Paddington to Oxford
Native stopping companies will function.
Clients are suggested to test earlier than you journey.
A standard timetable will then function on Monday, August 15 and Tuesday, August 16.
Trains will run as deliberate with some minor adjustments to late evening companies.
Clients are suggested to test earlier than travelling.
No rail companies will function on all strains in Cornwall, together with all department strains, and GWR have requested clients to make various journey preparations and solely journey if completely crucial.
Trains will proceed to be disrupted, please make various journey preparations and solely journey if completely crucial.
Trains will begin later and there might be a lowered degree of service all through the day. Please test earlier than you journey.
No rail companies will function on all strains in Cornwall, together with all department strains
Trains will begin later, nonetheless a traditional degree of service is anticipated. Please test earlier than you journey.
Clients who’ve already bought tickets for strike days can declare a full refund or amend their ticket; those that journey and are delayed could also be entitled to delay repay compensation if they’re delayed by quarter-hour or extra.
Season ticket holders can apply for compensation by the Delay Repay scheme.
The place the corporate can run trains, they’re anticipated to be extraordinarily busy.
They aren’t capable of present bus substitute companies.
To assist clients, GWR is permitting folks with tickets for journey on Saturday, August 13 to have the ability to journey on the day earlier than and as much as and together with Tuesday, August 16.
Individuals with tickets for journey on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 can journey on the day earlier than and as much as and together with Tuesday, August 23.
These travelling in the course of the latter half of this week are additionally being reminded of the climate forecast and suggested to test their journeys and guarantee they’re well-prepared for the intense circumstances – sporting cool garments, taking handheld followers and guaranteeing they’ve loads of water to drink.