UK & European Rail Strikes Info

Last updated: 23 May, 2024

When are the next rail strikes this week?

UK Rail Strike
Europe Rail Strike
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Wednesday
22nd May
Thursday
23rd May
Friday
24th May
Saturday
25th May
Sunday
26th May
Monday
27th May
Tuesday
28th May
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Non-Strike day
Most service are normal
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Non-Strike day
Most service are normal
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Non-Strike day
Most service are normal
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Strike day
Limited Service across most operators
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Strike day
Limited Service across most operators
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Non-Strike day
Some services may still be affected
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Non-Strike day
Most service are normal

Upcoming UK Train Strikes and Operator Disruptions

Keep reading for our refund and ticket policy regarding the strike

  • From Saturday 1st Jun to Sunday 2nd Jun󰄽

    RMT Union Strike Action

    Perioda: Saturday 1st Jun to Sunday 2nd Jun

    Operators: ScotRail

    Related Information: RMT Union members announced that strike action will take place affecting ScotRail services on some routes on some weekends Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June This will affect the following train operating companies:ScotRailYou can request a refund within 28 days of the ticket expiry date if the cancellation occurs. As the timetable might be revised or updated only days prior to the departure, please wait and stay tuned for the disruption notice on the TrainPal APP.

  • From Saturday 25th May to Sunday 26th May󰄽

    RMT Union Strike Action

    Perioda: Saturday 25th May to Sunday 26th May

    Operators: ScotRail

    Related Information: RMT Union members announced that strike action will take place affecting ScotRail services on some routes on some weekends Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June This will affect the following train operating companies:ScotRailYou can request a refund within 28 days of the ticket expiry date if the cancellation occurs. As the timetable might be revised or updated only days prior to the departure, please wait and stay tuned for the disruption notice on the TrainPal APP.

  • From Saturday 1st Jun to Sunday 2nd Jun󰄽

    RMT Union Strike Action

    Perioda: Saturday 1st Jun to Sunday 2nd Jun

    Operators: ScotRail

    Related Information: RMT Union members announced that strike action will take place affecting ScotRail services on some routes on some weekends Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June This will affect the following train operating companies:ScotRailYou can request a refund within 28 days of the ticket expiry date if the cancellation occurs. As the timetable might be revised or updated only days prior to the departure, please wait and stay tuned for the disruption notice on the TrainPal APP.

  • From Saturday 25th May to Sunday 26th May󰄽

    RMT Union Strike Action

    Perioda: Saturday 25th May to Sunday 26th May

    Operators: ScotRail

    Related Information: RMT Union members announced that strike action will take place affecting ScotRail services on some routes on some weekends Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June This will affect the following train operating companies:ScotRailYou can request a refund within 28 days of the ticket expiry date if the cancellation occurs. As the timetable might be revised or updated only days prior to the departure, please wait and stay tuned for the disruption notice on the TrainPal APP.

Cancellation instructions

We know how frustrating this is, and we're going to do everything we can to help.Log into your account now, or click 'manage booking' in your confirmation email, to see if it's already possible to get a fee-free refund.

Advance tickets
  • If you’ve booked with us and your train is cancelled or rescheduled, you can get a free refund online.
  • If trains are still running on strike days but you choose to cancel your journey, you may have to pay an administration fee. Watch for train change alerts within the TrainPal App.
  • Sometimes the system does not confirm whether the train journey has changed or not, don't worry, contact our customer service and they will complete the refund for you.
Flexible tickets
  • If your train is unaffected by the strike but you change your plans, you can reschedule your journey or cancel it(but may have to pay an administration fee).

FAQ

Q:
What information is available about the strikes?
A:
Upcoming rail strikes have been announced, which will impact some train operators. From Saturday 1st Jun to Sunday 2nd Jun、From Saturday 25th May to Sunday 26th May.
Q:
How can I verify the status of my train?
A: