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« on: August 12, 2023, 07:31:45 am »

From SWR» (South Western Railway - about) website:
What's going on
Due to a shortage of train crew fewer trains are able to run on all lines. Train services running across the whole South Western Railway network may be cancelled or revised. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

What We're Doing About It
Due to a shortage of drivers and guards today due to industrial action by the ASLEF» (Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen - about) union, with members taking action short of a strike, a heavily reduced timetable will be in place today and you are advised to double check your entire journey before travelling. Short-notice cancellations are also possible across the whole of the SWR network as a result.

If you are travelling to events on our network, including the England v Wales rugby fixture at Twickenham, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup event at Ascot and the Boomtown festival in Winchester, you are advised to allow extra time to complete your journey.

For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.

We are very sorry for any delay that this may cause to your journey.
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2023, 08:01:27 am »

From SWR» (South Western Railway - about) website:

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Err - no.  They are explaining about what's causing the problem, and how to minimise problems you have.  Not a word about what they's doing to fix the problem.
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