Rail Station services to be reduced during 48-hour strike
travellers using Highbridge and Burnham Railway Station have been
warned to expect a reduced service as a result of a strike from
later today (Wednesday).
Great Western has released new timetables ahead of a 48-hour rail
strike that will begin this evening.
limited peak time train service is expected to operate through
Highbridge and Burnham Rail Station. The strike is due to start
at 6.30pm today (Wednesday) and continue for 48 hours.
of those voting, 80% of the RMT union's First Great Western members
voted to strike in a dispute relating to the new Hitachi Inter-City
trains. The union says First Great Western has refused to give
"very basic assurances" about passenger safety and jobs.
revised timetable will be in operation. Capacity will be limited
and therefore trains will be very busy. More details are available