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Further Strike Action To Affect Train Services Over Next Two Weeks

Rail strike causes train chaos and surge in road traffic

Passengers in Highland Perthshire will face further disruption on the train network over the next two weeks as ScotRail and LNER services are impacted by strike action from RMT trade union members who work for Network Rail.

Services across the country will be affected on Saturday 5th, Monday 7th, and Wednesday, 9th of November as part of a pay dispute between Network Rail and its staff.

LNER will be running an ammended timetable on these days, with the impact expected to be felt on the days following the action. ScotRail are currently assesing the impact on their services and will confirm the contingency arrangements as soon as possible.

The current round of planned action follows on from Industrial action carried out by Network Rail staff at the beginning of October saw Network Rail Signallers and Maintence staff in saftey critical roles walk out for 24 hours.

Anyone who has pre-booked a ticket for any of these days and has their train cancelled, can apply for a refund by visiting the train operator’s website.

For further information and for updates on the strike action, visit https://www.lner.co.uk/travel-information/Industrial-action/ or https://www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/passenger-disruption/industrial-action.

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