When will the rail strike end on June 3rd and will the trains run on Sundays? | British News

ASLEF train drivers' union pickets

The strikes continue over this busy weekend, including the FA Cup final (Image: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

The next round of the national railway The strikes are in full swing, as many commuters may have noticed.

The latest industrial action is part of a longer dispute over wages and labor arrangements that began back in June 2022 and has seen most transport unions declare a strike at some point since.

While strikes have already taken place on May 31 and June 2, the strike planned for today – Saturday 3 June – is expected to cause the biggest disruption as it coincides with the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Manchester City The Epsom Derby coincides at Wembley Stadium.

When does today’s strike end and will trains be back to normal by Sunday?

How long will the rail strike last this Saturday?

The strike will last all day. So plan your trip accordingly.

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, started strike action on Wednesday 31 May. The next round of action is scheduled for today, June 3rd.

Train strikers with RMT union leader Mick Lynch

ASLEF to strike June 3, after RMT strikes June 2 (Image: PA)

The impact will be severe as only 40% of trains run on the entire route.

Which trains are affected by the strike?

ASLEF union workers work across the network.


Routes affected by train strikes on June 3rd:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Chiltern Railways
  • cross country
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great North
  • Great Western Railway
  • Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express)
  • Heathrow Express
  • LNER
  • London Northwest Railway
  • north runway
  • Südwestbahn
  • southeast
  • Southern (including Gatwick Express)
  • thames link
  • TransPennine Express
  • West Midlands Railway

Do the trains run as usual on Sundays?

While no strike is planned for June 4th, National Rail warns that after a day of strikes, service is likely to be halted and resumed later.

If you have to travel, it is best to find out about the latest updates locally.

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Justin Scaccy

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