Southern Rail commuters face continued delays as strike ends

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Southern Rail passengers still face delays today, despite the end of a 48-hour strike by train drivers.

Hundreds of thousands of commuters were forced to find alternative travel or to work from home on Monday and Tuesday as all services were cancelled.

Train drivers have returned to work today before another 24-hour strike tomorrow – but Southern has warned that due to disruption caused by the walkout and an ongoing overtime ban, it is operating a reduced timetable today.

To check what services are running, click here.

The dispute about driver-only trains and the role of conductors has thus far been between Govia Thameslink Railway and conductors led by the RMT union, but this week has seen the first strike by train drivers.

Around 300,000 passengers usually travel on 2,242 Southern services every weekday.

Due to the strikes, one frustrated commuter has designed a phone app called Southern Fail. Click here to read more.

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