Hundreds of thousands of rail passengers face two days of misery from this morning as guards strike at South Western Railway, Island Line and Southern.
Here is the impact:
South Western Railway usually run 1,700 trains a day with 650,000 passengers, the busiest commuter network in Europe covering Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire.
The company will use managers and other staff trained as guards to run about sixty per cent of trains but that means around 700 services are cancelled.
All routes that have trains will see fewer running with fifty per cent less on some lines including Salisbury to Waterloo.
- Yeovil Junction – Exeter St. Davids.
- Salisbury – Eastleigh via Chandler’s Ford (Great Western Railway run services will run from Southampton to Salisbury via Romsey).
- Virginia Water – Weybridge (via Chertsey).
- Ascot – Guildford (via Camberley and Aldershot).No trains in service on this specific route.
- Check nationalrail.co.uk and southwesternrailway.com for other routes to / from London.Poole – Weymouth
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