When are the next rail strikes? – August 2022 train strike dates

Following the rail strikes in June which caused disruption across the UK, more strikes are announced for the end of July and August.

This is in addition to a hit on July 27, the day before the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The companies involved RMT strikes are: Network Rail, Chiltern Railways, Cross Country Trains, Greater Anglia, LNER, East Midlands Railway, c2c, Great Western Railway, Northern Trains, SouthEastern, South Western Railway, Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains and GTR (including Gatwick Express).

The Argus: Train strikes wreaked havoc across the UK in June (PA)Train strikes wreaked havoc across the UK in June (PA)

In addition, the drivers’ union Aslef announced that it would like to become a member of eight railway companies hit on July 30 in the same litigation.

When are the next rail strikes?

Wednesday July 27th -RMT

Saturday July 30th – Aslef

Thursday, 08/18 -RMT

Saturday, August 20th -RMT

What do RMT and Network Rail have to say on this subject?

RMT Secretary General Lynch me said: “The railway industry and the government must understand that this dispute will not simply go away.

“They must seriously make a salary offer that will help address the cost of living crisis, provide job security for our members and provide good working conditions.

“Current proposals from network rail in terms of payment and safety related to maintenance work.

“And the EVU didn’t even make us a salary offer in the last negotiations.

“Now that Grant Shapps (Secretary for Transport) has given up his desperate hopes of becoming Prime Minister, he can return to his full-time job and help clean up this mess.

The Argus: Mick Lynch on the picket line in June (PA)Mick Lynch on the picket line in June (PA)

“We remain open to talks, but we will continue our campaign until we reach a negotiated settlement.”

Andrew Haines, Managing Director of network railsaid: “By announcing more strike dates, the RMT has dropped any pretense that an agreement is at stake here.

“It is clear that the best interests of passengers and our employees are taking second place to the union leaders’ political campaign.”

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