Train strike Hull live updates: Traffic and travel across East…

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Train strike Hull live updates: Traffic and travel across East…

Train strike Hull live updates: Traffic and travel across East Yorkshire
2022-06-21 06:05:00
The biggest strike by railway workers for decades has started today (Tuesday), with 80 per cent of services expected to be cancelled around Britain. Hull is one of the worst-affected cities. Paragon Station will be closed during three days of strike action – today, Thursday and Saturday – called by union RMT. Commuters are also being warned of major changes to services on the days between the strikes, on Wednesday and Friday. The three main train operations running out of Hull – Northern, Transpennine Express and Hull Trains – have all made extensive changes to services, with no trains running in or out of Hull on Tuesday. Last-minute talks failed to resolve a bitter dispute over pay, jobs and conditions. Read more: How travel is affected by the train strike in Hull and East Yorkshire Those services that are running today will concentrate on main lines, with Hull Trains operating a reduced service between Doncaster and London Kings Cross on June 21, 23 and 25, and services ending at 6.30pm. However, a further planned strike on Hull Trains for Sunday has been called off after talks with transport union ASLEF. Follow the latest on the strike, along with travel updates, in our live blog below. Have your say on whether rail workers should strike here.07:24Paul JohnsonParagon Station closed to train passengersParagon Station in Hull will be one of the few major stations where all services are cancelled during the planned strikes. There will be no trains calling at Hull Paragon Station on Tuesday June 21, Thursday June 23, and Saturday June 25. This includes services run by TransPennine Express, Northern and Hull Trains.The station will be open on Wednesday June 22 and Friday June 24, though commuters are being warned to expect alterations to timetables on these days. Commuters are being urged not to travel by train this week and to make alternative arrangements. Additionally, some services are not providing any alternative means of transport.The bus station is open as usual.Brough Station will also be closed, TransPennine Express said.A full breakdown of train services affected by the strike can be read here.ShareComments07:09Paul JohnsonTake part in our survey on the rail strikes

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