Train strike misery for west of England, Wales – and Reading festival

Train strike misery for west of England, Wales – and Reading festival

First Great Western workers’ action will cause cancellations and disruption over August bank holiday weekend

A rail strike will lead to cancellations and disruption to trains for those travelling to Reading festival, the west of England and Wales over the bank holiday weekend.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union at First Great Western will walk out for three days from Saturday in a row over new trains. The action will disrupt the operator’s services, which run to south Wales and the south-west out of Paddington station in central London.

Your journey to Reading Festival may be affected by proposed strike action. Please check your journey before travel: https://t.co/0CnwmNLw0h

Related: Britain braces for rain over bank holiday weekend

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Source: Guardian Transport

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