Starting today ASLEF has instructed their driver members not to work overtime which means Southern Rail passengers can expect to face more misery.
It began this morning at 00:01 and will run until further notice.
Southern Rail has issued the following information and advice:
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Most routes will retain a Southern train service. On other routes, they have arranged ticket acceptance as detailed below.
Key alterations include:
- No off-peak Gatwick Express service between Gatwick Airport and Brighton (a limited peak service will operate)
- No Southern service to/from Beckenham Junction
- No service between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central via Kensington Olympia (a limited peak service will operate between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction)
- No direct service between London and either Portsmouth or Southampton (a change of trains will be required)
- Very limited peak services between Tulse Hill, Peckham Rye and London Bridge
- No Southern peak-only service to/from Guildford
- No Southern peak-only service to/from Wimbledon
- An hourly service will operate between Seaford and Brighton
- Ashford to Rye / Hastings peak-hour additional services will not run
- Ashford to Rye / Hastings buses will replace some peak-hour services
- Off peak London Victoria to Reigate and Tonbridge services will be replaced by a Tonbridge to Reigate (via Redhill) service
- Off peak fast services between Redhill and London will not operate
On routes with a reduced service, you are advised to avoid travelling at peak times and to allow extra time for your journey.