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Industrial Action

Ends: 11 May 2024

Last updated: 9 May 2024

What’s happening?


ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has announced an overtime ban between Monday 6 May and Saturday 11 May 2024. 

Check with West Midlands Trains for details of affected local services and disruption to timetables during this period.

Useful Rail Websites

West Midlands Railway

CrossCountry Trains

Avanti West Coast

London North Western

Chiltern Railways

Transport for Wales

National Rail Enquiries

West Midlands Metro

West Midlands Metro services are affected by nightly planned engineering works 

Latest Works

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Travelling locally?. For short trips walking or cycling could be the fastest way to get around. 
If you work, speak to your employer. about whether there is any flexibility in your hours or if there are any times when you could avoid travelling altogether, such as working from home.