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UK Rail Strikes Information

Rail strikes have been announced in the UK on Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd and Saturday 25th June 2022. The exact details of the strikes and what they will mean for travel haven't been released yet but there will be significant disruption with fewer trains running.

Impact on Your Existing Booking

If there is a cancellation or any major disruptions to your journey we will let you know by email. You will be entitled to a fee-free refund on any cancelled or rescheduled journeys if you decided to rebook your journey you can also do so without incurring a fee.

You can claim a refund if you decided to rebook or not to travel here:
https://www.splitmyfare.co.uk/help/refunds-amendments-and-cancellations/

Impact on Making Bookings

We will ensure to keep our results updated so you can be sure that when you book a train that it is due to run at that time. If there is a cancellation or rescheduling of your journey you can claim a fee-free refund or rebook to travel at a different time for free.
You can claim a refund if you decided to rebook or not to travel here:
https://www.splitmyfare.co.uk/help/refunds-amendments-and-cancellations/

Validity of Tickets

Tickets purchased for travel on strike days can also be used the day before and up to 2 days after the travel date.

If you're travelling through London and your ticket includes the London Underground, your ticket may not be valid for this section on the alternative travel date.

Train Operator Updates

We will post any updates from train operating companies in regards to the strikes here:

Avanti West Coast

If you have a ticket for travel between Monday 20th June to Sunday 26th June, you can also use the ticket to travel anytime up until the 20th June.

CrossCountry

If you've booked a ticket for one of the strike dates, your ticket can be used to travel from Wednesday 8th to Monday 20th June at like-for-like times (e.g. Off-Peak tickets only valid on Off-Peak services).

LNER

If you've booked a ticket and your train has been cancelled or the time has changed, you can travel with your existing ticket as close as possible to the original travel date and time.

Transport for Wales

If you've booked a ticket for travel on one of the strike dates, your ticket will be valid for travel anytime between Monday 20th and Monday 27th June.