The Rail, Maritime, and Transport (RMT) union announced that staff at West Midlands Railway plan to strike between Saturday, November 23, and Saturday, December 28, due to an ongoing dispute regarding overcrowded conditions on services. During the strike action, train service will be completely halted between Hereford, Worcester, and Birmingham New Street or Snow Hill in either direction. As of Friday, November 22, strike actions are scheduled for:
-Saturday, November 23, between 01:00 (local time) until 23:59
-Saturday, November 30, between 01:00 until 23:59
-Saturday, December 7, between 01:00 until 23:59
-Saturday, December 14, between 01:00 until 23:59
-Saturday, December 21, between 01:00 until 23:59
-Saturday, December 28, between 01:00 until 23:59
Significant transportation disruptions, including train delays and cancelations, are anticipated if the strikes go ahead as planned.
Individuals slated to travel via West Midlands Railway are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate rail service disruptions, and maintain flexible itineraries.
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