Network Rail workers (the people who maintain the track and run the signalling which allows trains to run and run safely) have announced that their nationwide strikes are on again, and this time extended.
There will be a nationwide 24 hour strike from 17:00 (5pm) on next Thursday the 4th of June to 17:00 on Friday. Expect trains to be cancelled nationwide most of the day on Thursday and Friday, with problems remaining on the weekend.
There will also be a second nationwide strike. The second strike is a 48 hour one from 17:00 (5pm) on the following Tuesday the 9th of June to 17:00 on that Thursday. Expect trains to be cancelled nationwide most of the week.
EDIT Once again suspended - or postponed - as at noon British Summer Time Monday 1 June.