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Advice issued by TfL as RMT set to strike on Overground services this weekend

Thursday, August 22, 2013
8:48 AM

TfL is issuing travel advice to passengers as some members of the RMT union are expected to take industrial action on London Overground services this weekend.

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The RMT are taking industrial action on the London Overground this weekend.The RMT are taking industrial action on the London Overground this weekend.

It said it and the London Overground operator, LOROL, will be working to run as many services as possible, adding there will be many alternative Tube, bus and rail routes available.

On both Sunday, August 25 and Monday, August 26 replacement bus services will be provided on the parts of the Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford Junction routes, which are expected to be affected by the industrial action.

From Richmond, the District line will operate normally.

Southern Railways will be providing an hourly train service on the Clapham Junction to Willesden Junction route, and South West Trains provides a regular service between Richmond and Clapham Junction stations, and onwards to London Waterloo.

RMT leader Bob Crow. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA WireRMT leader Bob Crow. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

On Sunday replacement bus services will also be in place on the Highbury & Islington to New Cross/Crystal Palace/West Croydon and Clapham Junction routes where there is planned engineering works.

On Bank Holiday Monday this route will be operating a normal Saturday service.

For full details of the disruption click here.

Passengers are advised to plan ahead by visiting the TfL journey planner and make use of the alternatives if their London Overground service is disrupted.

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