TSSA Industrial Action October 2022 - Summary

Image shows TSSA's Andi Fox and several TSSA members, men and women, in orange hi-visibility jackets smiling on a picket line in Doncaster

Across October TSSA continues to fight to defend jobs, protect terms and conditions and secure a pay rise for members that meets the ever-rising cost of living. 

Industrial action including strike action and action short of a strike will take place on on multiple dates throughout the month starting Saturday 1 October.

Saturday 1 October

Strike action will take place in:  

 • Avanti West Coast
• EastMidlands Railway
• Network Rail (General Grades 5-8 and controllers)
• SouthEastern Railway
• South Western Railway
• TransPennine Express
• West Midlands Trains

Members are instructed not to commence work between 00:01 on Saturday 1st October 2022 to 23:59 on Saturday 1st October 2022

Industrial action short of strike including overtime ban will take place in:

 • CrossCountry  

Industrial action short of strike excluding overtime ban:

• Northern

• Great Western Railway

Please note that further industrial action throughout October will be added to this page in due course. 

We are demanding a guarantee of:

• No compulsory redundancies

• A pay rise which meets the cost-of-living crisis

• No unagreed changes to terms and conditions 

TSSA Picket lines have been confirmed for the following stations:

Basingstoke Station
Birmingham New Street Station
Birmingham Tyseley Depot
Bletchley Station
Coventry Station
Crewe Station
Dartford Station
Doncaster Station
Gillingham Station
Leicester Station
London Euston Station
London Puddle Dock
London Waterloo Station
Manchester ROC
Nottingham Midland Station
Orpington Station
South Wales Control Centre, Cardiff
Stoke-on-Trent Station
Three Bridges Rail Operating Centre
Tonbridge Station
Wakefield Kirkgate Depot
Wakefield Westgate Station
Watford Junction Station
West of Scotland Signal Centre
Worcester Shrub Hill Station

Please note this is list may not be exhaustive and times may vary, if you are unsure of any information displayed on this page, please contact your local TSSA reps or email us at

An agreement is possible, but for now we must remain strong and united in our determination to ensure that meaningful talks do happen, and they do reach a conclusion that meets our aspirations. 

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