The basic secretary of the RMT union, Mick Lynch, has vowed “a sustained campaign of industrial action which will shut down the railway system”. His members working for Network Rail and 13 prepare operators are to strike on 21, 23 and 25 June, with results on the intervening days and 26 June.
The purpose to “shut down the railway system” in a dispute over jobs, phrases and pay has not materialised, with Network Rail and prepare firms planning to run trains on about half the rail community in Great Britain, not less than between 7.30am and 6.30pm.
But there are huge areas of England, Wales and Scotland that may see no passenger trains.
Here are all of the providers cancelled on strike days.
West and southwest England
Cornwall and Dorset are closed to trains.
Nothing will run west of Plymouth on the road to Penzance, nor on its branches. The strains from Exeter to Okehampton and Barnstaple can even be closed.
The hyperlink from London Waterloo to Exeter will shut west of Basingstoke, and no trains will run west of Southampton to the New Forest, Bournemouth and Weymouth.
Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa, in addition to Hereford and the Malverns, will see no rail providers.
The Night Riviera sleeper prepare is not going to run.
Guildford and Portsmouth shall be disconnected from one another and from London Waterloo. The line that stretches alongside the South Coast from Southampton through Brighton and Eastbourne to Ashford will shut.
Crawley, Horsham, Arundel, Chichester, Worthing, Tonbridge, Hastings, Ramsgate and Margate are among the many many stations with no trains.
The key areas off the rail map are Kingston and Bromley South.
Lines serving the Suffolk and Norfolk coasts shall be misplaced, as will the hyperlink from Ely to Norwich.
Skegness, Lincoln, Worcester, Shrewsbury and anyplace else off the primary strains shall be lower off.
The nation could be very onerous hit, with only some of the Valley strains into Cardiff and the hyperlink from the Welsh capital to Newport and into England open. Everything else – west of Cardiff, by means of the center of the nation, alongside the north coast and connections with Chester and the Midlands – are closed.
Key cities with no rail providers embody Chester and Hull, with the resorts of Blackpool and Southport within the west and Bridlington and Scarborough within the north off limits.
Some beautiful stretches of line are closed: the Cumbria coast service, Middlesbrough to Whitby, Skipton to Carlisle and the road from there to Newcastle shadowing Hadrian’s Wall.
As with Wales, nearly nothing is working moreover the East and West Coast most important strains from, respectively, Berwick and Carlisle, and a few hyperlinks between Glasgow, Edinburgh and Bathgate. Anything north, or west of this – together with the strains to Dumfries, Stranraer, Oban, Fort William, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness is closed. Tourists are anticipated to be very onerous hit.
The Caledonian Sleeper is not going to run.