UK Christmas may be marred by train disruptions

Published on : Wednesday, November 27, 2013

christmas-in-tivoli-2This news should come as a dampener for the festival revelers. There is bad news awaiting for then during the festival season. Commuters are likely to face widespread travel disruption over the Christmas and New Year period, with almost every major rail operator in the UK being hit by engineering works.

 

Line closures, reduced services and rail replacement bus services will affect thousands of rail users over the festive holiday.

 

A total of 21 of the country’s 26 train companies have scheduled essential engineering work, according to the Telegraph.

 

Michael Roberts, director general of rail industry body, Rail Delivery Group, however defended the timing of the ‘important’ engineering work.

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