Industrial action affecting First Great Western (Saturday 29, Sunday 30 & Monday 31 August)

The RMT Union has announced industrial action by its members employed at First Great Western that, if the strike goes ahead, will significantly affect their train services on Saturday 29, Sunday 30 and Monday 31 August. A full CrossCountry service will be in operation on these dates and FGW customers can use their tickets on CrossCountry trains where available in the areas affected. Please check your journey with National Rail Enquires for further details.

 

 

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