London Overground disruption as strikes take place in March

Strike action will take place on Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th of March and will affect London Overground services as well as some stations

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Close up of a London Overground roundel at West Hampstead station // Credit: Luca Marino

Travel advice has been issued to passengers using Underground trains to check travel plans before making a journey on Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th of March as union takes , which will impact services and some stations.

The industrial action will involve RMT members who work for Arriva Rail London, who run for .

Both strike days will see London Overground operating some services, however, no services will operate before 08:00 or after 18:00 for the following routes.

London Overground train at London Euston station November 2022
London Overground train at London Euston Station // Credit: Network Rail

Passengers travelling during the strike action should be aware that services which can operate will be busier than normal, with advice given to:

  • Consider alternate routes
  • Leave longer for travel than normal
  • Check travel plans ahead of making a journey – customers can find the latest information by clicking here to visit the TfL website.

The following stations will be closed whilst the strike is underway and therefore London Overground trains will not call at:

London Overground Train // Credit: TfL

Further London Overground stations may see short notice closures whilst some stations may be open but could be unstaffed.

Customers who require assisted travel on London Overground services are advised to pre-book before travelling as staff will not be available at all stations for a turn-up-and-go facility. To find out more about booking assistance for travel with London Overground and , please click here for the TfL accessibility website.

On the 4th and 5th of March, services are expected to operate as normal for , Elizabeth Line, DLR, London Trams and London Buses however, they will probably be busier than usual.

We urge the RMT and Arriva Rail London to continue to work together to find a resolution and call this strike off. Customers planning to use London Overground services are urged to check before they travel, allow extra time for their journeys, and check the TfL website or the TfL Go app for the latest travel information.

Trish Ashton, Transport for London's Director of Rail and Sponsored Services
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