Rail strikes: Saturday 8th October disruption and which lines are affected – including some Overground and Tube services | UK News

Travelers will face another day of travel disruption with more rail strikes planned for October 8 – bringing many services to a halt as a long-running row over wages and conditions continues.

Train operators are advising customers who plan to use the rail network on strike days – which actually took place on October 1-5 – to have regular checks before setting off amid other potential changes to services.

The next day of work is scheduled for Saturday, October 8.

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Here are the lines and times affected.

East Midlands Railway – Services will operate between 7.30 am and 6:30 pm only.

Great Western Railway Limited service with services starting later and ending earlier. More details were posted soon.

Avanti West Coast Travel only when necessary.

LNE More updates are expected “in the coming days”.

cross country – “Significantly Reduced” schedule.

Transbinin Express – “Very limited service on some lines” with customers advised to travel only “if trips are essential.” The company will continue to provide further updates “as soon as possible”.

Great Anglia The company reiterates its previous advice to “avoid travel” and that services will “severely decline and be disrupted.” Most roads, he adds, “will not have trains or alternatives to buses.”

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c2c – “Major disruption expected on all lines” with reduced service between 7.30am and 6.30pm.

Chiltern Railway – “Significantly reduced schedule operation is expected.”

Southern, Great Northern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express – More information will be provided “in the coming days”.

West Midlands Railway – “Significantly Reduced Service” will operate from 7.30am to 6.30pm.

southeast – Customers are required to travel “when necessary” only. Limited service, but “some routes” will be closed.

northern – ‘Extremely limited’ services will be running and customers are advised not to travel.

Southwest Railway – The operator says it will “release information about the service we hope to be able to operate” in time.

There will also be some disruption to London Overground, Tube and Elizabeth lines services

Bakerloo line

There will be limited services between Queens Park and Harrow & Wealdstone between 8am and 6pm – and the rest of the line will operate as usual.

interrupt line

There will be limited service between 7.15am and 6.30pm between Richmond and Turnham Green, and no service between Wimbledon and Earls Court due to planned works, but the rest of the line will operate as usual.

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Elizabeth line

West – There will be reduced service between Paddington and Reading/Heathrow, with trains running between 7.40am and 5.14pm. There will only be two trains per hour to Reading and Heathrow 4 station.

Central – normal service between Paddington and Abbey Wood until 5.45pm – reduced service thereafter.

East – only two trains per hour between Liverpool Street and Shenfield, with services running only from 7.30am to 5.30pm.

London above the earth

The Night Overground service will stop for Friday, October 7th at 4am on Saturday, October 8th. There will be no service between 4am and 8am or after 6pm. Services will also be reduced between 8am and 6pm.

The disruption to metro and rail services will likely continue into Sunday morning.

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