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Strike Information

The latest Information around strikes

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Strike dates and information: 

Industrial action on Thursday 30th March and Saturday 1st April has been called off. Grand Central will operate its usual timetable.



  • If your journey is affected
    • If you have purchased an Advance ticket with Grand Central, normal Advance purchase rules will apply unless your journey includes a leg on an affected operator. Please contact your point of purchase for additional information. 
  • How to request a refund
    • You can request a refund from your point of purchase, for the disrupted service and for the return leg of your journey if your plans changed due to the strike action.
    • If you need a refund for your ticket and it was purchased through the Grand Central Website or app, contact our Refunds team via email at, attach your booking reference number (beginning B-GRANDCNTRL or MOTO) and a scanned copy of your tickets; or by contacting us at 0345 603 4852 (option 4, then option 2). 

We strongly recommend you have a seat reservation for any Grand Central services otherwise you may have to stand for the duration of your journey. For service disruption information during strike periods please visit the National Rail Enquiries website here. You can also use the check your journey tool on that page which will alert you of any known disruption on your route.