Greater than half of prepare providers shall be cancelled immediately as 20,000 rail employees in England have begun a 24-hour strike amid a long-running dispute over jobs, pay and situations.
The strike motion is available in the identical week as half-term holidays for most colleges in England and Wales, and is predicted to trigger widespread disruption.
The walk-out by the Nationwide Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Employees (RMT) is the second of three by rail unions to hit the community this week.
It’s going to have an effect on most operators in England and a few cross-border providers into Scotland and Wales.
A spokesperson for the Rail Supply Group, the physique representing the rail operators, mentioned: “The upcoming rail strikes known as by the Aslef and RMT management won’t solely have an effect on our passengers’ each day commute, however can even affect these travelling to and from the FA Cup remaining and different occasions throughout the nation, inflicting disappointment and frustration for tens of hundreds of individuals.”