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‘Do not travel’ warning by rail operator during new year strike action

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Rail companies have issued new “no travel” guidance for the first week of 2023.

Northern has issued a warning following the announcement of the strike action by RMT and the ASLEF union will suspend services from Tuesday 3 January to Saturday 7 January.

Northern train service stations in East Lancashire, including Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington, Burnley and Clitheroe.

Chief Operating Officer Tricia Williams said:

For many, Monday January 9th will be their first experience with the new timetable that was launched in December and added 3,000 services a week across the network.

“Therefore, we encourage you to use the new ‘Check My Timetable’ feature on our website to check for changes specific to your local station. ”

The industrial action taking place includes two 48-hour strikes by the RMT on January 3, 4, 6 and 7, while ASLEF members are on strike for a day on January 5. .

Northern is the UK’s second largest railway company, serving over 500 stations in the north of England with around 2,500 trains a day.