How will the latest rail strikes affect each train operator?

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Rain services are being affected once again due to the strike.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) of train operators will stage a walkout on Saturday in a long-running dispute over wages, jobs and conditions.

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Many operators will run trains only for a limited number of hours.

There will be no major impact on those not involved in the dispute, but their services may be busier than usual due to timetable cuts elsewhere.

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Here are the details of each operator’s plan:

– Avanti West Coast

There will be one train per hour in both directions between London Euston and Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Preston each.

A limited service will operate to and from Glasgow.

– C2C

No big effect.

– Caledonian Sleeper

No big effect.

– Chiltern Railway

No trains will run north of Banbury.

There will be one train per hour in both directions between London Marylebone and Aylesbury/Aylesbury Vale Parkway, Banbury and Oxford.

– cross country

No direct services will run from Birmingham New Street and places such as Cambridge, Cardiff, Nottingham, Peterborough, Plymouth and Stansted airports.

– East Midlands Railway

There will be just one train per hour in each direction between Leicester and each of Lincoln, Nottingham and Sheffield, and between London St Pancras and both Kettering and Corby.

There will be the same frequency between Derby and Matlock; and between Nottingham and Derby, Sheffield, Mansfield Woodhouse and Grantham.

– Elizabeth Rekha

Services will resume later than normal.

– Gatwick Express

There will be no service but Southern will run trains between Gatwick Airport and London Bridge.

– Grand Central

No big effect.

– Great Northern

There will be very few trains, with no service to King’s Lynn east of Ely.

– Great Western Railway

Trains will run between London Paddington and Bristol Parkway, Cardiff, Exeter via Bristol Temple Meads, Newbury and Oxford.

The only other routes to remain open are West Ealing and Greenford, Slough and Windsor, Maidenhead and Marlow, Twyford and Henley, Reading and Basingstoke, Cardiff and Westbury, and Plymouth and Newton Abbot.

– Greater Anglia

Some routes will have reduced frequency, but many will have normal or near-normal service.

– Heathrow Express

No big effect.

– Hull Trains

No big effect.

– London North Eastern Railway (LNER)

A limited timetable will be in operation.

This includes the London King’s Cross-Edinburgh route, with a total of 16 trains in both directions.

– London Northwestern Railway

A limited timetable will only operate on these routes: between Birmingham New Street and each Northampton via Coventry, Birmingham International via local stations and Crewe.

Services will also run between London Euston and Northampton.

– London Overground

No big effect.

– Lumo

No big effect.

– Mercierel

No big effect.

– Northern

Trains will only run between Leeds and each of York, Hebden Bridge, Ilkley, Skipton, Sheffield and Bradford Foster Square, and between Darlington and Saltburn, and Liverpool and Manchester airports.

– ScottRail

No big effect.

– South Western Railway

There will only be a significantly reduced service between London Waterloo and both Hounslow and Woking, and between Basingstoke and Southampton, Guildford and Woking, and Salisbury and Basingstoke.

– Southeast

No trains will run on most of the network in Kent and East Sussex.

There will be two trains per hour in each direction for most Saturdays on these lines: Bexleyheath, Bromley North, Bromley South, Sidcup and Woolwich.

There will be two trains per hour to and from Ashford International and four trains per hour to Ebbsfleet International on the high speed line.

There will be two trains per hour to Sevenoaks and four trains per hour to Orpington on the Sevenoaks line.

– southern

There will be very few local stopping services in South London due to the engineering work.

No trains will serve Clapham Junction or Victoria, most of which have been diverted to London Bridge.

– Stansted Express

Services will run between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport from 7am to 11pm.

– Thameslink

Services will be split north and south, with nothing running between London St Pancras and London Bridge.

– TransPennine Express

A reduced timetable will operate and only on these routes: between Huddersfield and York, Manchester Airport and Preston, and Cleethorpes and Sheffield.

– Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales is not involved in industrial action, but some of its services will be extremely busy due to other operators running reduced timetables.

West Midlands Railway

A limited timetable will operate on these routes only: between Lichfield Trent Valley and Redditch/Bromsgrove via Birmingham New Street, and between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton via local stations.

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