National Train Strikes

Date Posted 22/01/24

New train strike dates have been announced by Aslef drivers' union which may affect travel to the NEC campus if travelling by train.

A full breakdown of which travel companies are affected on which day can be found below:

  • Tuesday 30 January: Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Thameslink, South Western Railway and SWR Island Line
  • Wednesday 31 January: Northern Trains, Transpennine Express
  • Friday 2 February: Greater Anglia, C2C, LNER
  • Saturday 3 February: West Midlands Trains, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway
  • Sunday 4 February: West Midlands Trains
  • Monday 5 February: Great Western, CrossCountry, Chiltern

Please visit the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner close to your date of travel to review your options.

If your route is affected, you may wish to travel via car to the NEC Campus. You can book your parking in advance at a discounted rate with this link.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

We always recommend you leave plenty of time to get to us. If driving, also check National Highways for any road closures and arriving by rail National Rail, for any changes that could affect your journey.

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Getting to the NEC is a breeze with our easy transport links, on-site train station and airport just next door. For more information about travelling to and around the NEC campus please visit our Getting Here page.

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