Cardiff to London on Bank Holiday Monday - busy?

Discussion in 'UK Railway Discussion' started by tannedfrog, 29 Aug 2015.

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  1. tannedfrog

    tannedfrog Member

    26 Jun 2010
    I think the frequency of trains has reduced by half because of the strike, would you expect this to mean only people with reservations are allowed to board the train at Cardiff in the afternoon / evening?

    If not is it likely to be standing room only and will they be doing a first class weekend upgrade?

    Many thanks
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  3. hulabaloo

    hulabaloo Member

    5 Apr 2015
    From my experience during the last strike, it put a lot of people off attempting to travel and the trains were quite empty (off peak).
  4. Greenback

    Greenback Emeritus Moderator

    9 Aug 2009
    Many people opt not to travel when there is industrial action, as I've found out several times when making a journey myself and finding that the trains have been fairly empty.

    I expect it will be exactly the same on Monday, with the added bonus that there will be even fewer people travelling for work purposes, being as it's a bank holiday.
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