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Travel Information: August Rail & Tube Strikes

Posted 11th August 2022

Plan ahead of your visit

Last updated: Tuesday 16 August 2022

There are currently several strikes planned across National Rail and the London Underground that could affect your travel to and within London. The strike information, as it stands, is detailed below. We recommend planning your journey ahead of your visit and allowing extra time for unforeseen changes.

National Rail

National rail strikes are currently due to take place on Saturday 13 August, Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August.

Saturday 13 August

There is a national rail strike planned with minimal or no service on many routes into and out of London. Most TfL services will run as normal but there will be no service on London Overground or Night Overground. London Overground services are expected to return to a good service by midday on Sunday 14 August.

Find out more about the train companies affected by visiting the National Rail Enquiries website.

Thursday 18 August & Saturday 20 August

The RMT union strike planned will affect most National Rail train operating companies.

Keep up-to-date with all the latest information for the strikes by visiting the TfL website.


There are currently London-wide strikes planned affecting all Tube lines and other TfL services on Friday 19 August. Visit the Transport for London website.

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