The strikes are continuing this weekend, which is a busy one including the FA Cup Final (Picture: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
The latest industrial action is part of a longer dispute over pay and working arrangements that started back in June 2022 and has seen most of the transport unions declare strike action at some point since.
While strikes have already taken place on May 31 and June 2, the strike planned for today – Saturday, June 3 – is expected to bring the most disruption, as it clashes with the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium and the Epsom Derby.
When will today’s strike end and will trains be back to normal by Sunday?
How long will the train strike last this Saturday?
The strike will last throughout the whole day, so plan your travel accordingly.
ASLEF, the train drivers’ union started its strike action on Wednesday, May 31, with the next round of action planned for today, June 3.
ASLEF are striking on June 3, following strikes by the RMT on June 2(Picture: PA)
The impact will be severe with only 40% of trains running across the entire service.
What trains will be affected by the strike?
The ASLEF union’s workers work across the entire network.
Lines affected by June3 train strikes:
East Midlands Railway
Great Western Railway
Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express)
London Northwestern Railway
South Western Railway
Southern (including Gatwick Express)
West Midlands Railway
Are trains running as normal on Sunday?
While no strike action is planned for June 4, National Rail advise that services are likely to be disrupted and start later following a strike day.
It’s best to check for the latest updates on the day if you need to travel.
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Train strikes continue this weekend.