Travellers face severe disruption as train driver strike begins

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Travellers face severe disruption as train driver strike begins

Travellers across the country have been warned they will face severe disruption to their journeys due to a strike by train drivers on Saturday.

Members of the Aslef union across nine operators are staging a walkout over a pay dispute.

Due to this, large parts of the rail network will be brought to a standstill with disruption expected to run into Sunday.

The strike action will impact Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Great Western Railway, Heathrow Express, Hull Trains, LNER, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground, Southeastern, Stansted Express, West Midlands Railway services.

TfL has said that there will be no service on the London Overgound during the day or night. Services are not expcted to reach a good level until midday on Sunday.