The Rail, Maritime, and Transport (RMT) union announced that staff at South Western Railway plan to strike between Monday, December 2, and Wednesday, January 1, 2020 due to an ongoing dispute over the removing of security guards in trains. As of Friday, November 22, the following strike actions are scheduled:
-Monday, December 2, as of 00:01 (local time) until Wednesday, December 11, at 23:59.
-Friday, December 13, as of 00:01 until Tuesday, December 24, at 23:59.
-Friday, December 27, as of 00:01 until Wednesday, January 1, at 23:59. Significant transportation disruptions, including train delays and cancelations, are anticipated if the strikes go ahead as planned.
Crowded conditions on operating lines and other forms of public transportation are to be expected.
Individuals in the London region are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for related transportation disruptions, budget extra time to reach their destinations, and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.
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