Do the Train Strikes Mean You Can Get a Refund?

Do the Train Strikes Mean You Can Get a Refund?

We saw it all over the news, the train strikes that disrupted the country last week. Thousands of transport workers walked out on Tuesday 21st June, Thursday 23rd June and Saturday 25th June. This meant that train services were cancelled and delayed. We’ve got the low down on your refund rights surrounding these train strikes.

Workers are walking out to strike over disputes relating to pay, jobs and conditions. The thousands of employees walking out are part of Network Rail, London Underground and 13 other train operators, meaning it is a very large strike.

Train Cancellations:
If you have paid for a train journey in advance and the journey is cancelled you can get a full refund if you can’t travel: Generally speaking, if you have a train journey that is cancelled or rescheduled, you are entitled to a full refund from the rail company or firm that you bought the ticket from. This includes situations where you train is cancelled due to strikes.


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