Passengers to face reduced train services during 72-hour strike this week

STRIKES will see train services reduced by half this weekend.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 6:20 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:16 pm
South Western Railway services will be affected by the RMT strikes. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) is holding industrial action for 72 hours between Friday and Sunday.

South Western Railway will have two-thirds of its normal services running on Friday while Saturday and Sunday will see 50 per cent of normal services running. 

Additional services will be provided for customers travelling to the Bournemouth Air Festival.

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Bus replacement services will also be provided, and ticket will be accepted on other train and bus routes.