Rail strikes, when are they happening and can commuters in Harrogate still catch a train?

Rail services will be restricted tomorrow (Friday, September 9) and Monday, September 4
Rail services will be restricted tomorrow (Friday, September 9) and Monday, September 4

Plan ahead if you are travelling by train as a fresh round of strikes is due to take place.

Rail services will be restricted tomorrow (Friday, September 9) and Monday, September 4 as members of the RMT union strike over issues including proposals for driver-only trains.

Northern has said it will run 900 trains across both these days and commuters in Harrogate will still be able to catch a train, but service will be limited between 7am and 7pm.

Tomorrow the earliest train will come into Knaresborough for 7.13am, Starbeck 7.19am, Harrogate 7.26am, Hornbeam Park 7.42am, Pannal 7.47am, Weeton 7.52am, Horsforth 8am Headingley 8.04am, Burley Park 8.07am, and Leeds for 8.16am.

Commuters aiming for a 9am start can also try to catch two later trains which will arrive at Leeds for 8.40am and 8.52am, but these will only be making limited stops.

In the evening the last train to Leeds will arrive in Knaresborough at 5.35pm,Starbeck 5.39pm, Harrogate 5.43pm, Hornbeam Park 5.47pm, Pannal 5.53pm, Weeton 5.58pm, Horsforth 6.06pm, Headlingley 6.11pm, Burley Park 6.13pm and Leeds for 6.22pm.

For those heading to York the earliest train will first arrive in Weeton at 7.35am, Pannal 7.41am, Hornbeam Park 7.46am, Harrogate 7.51am, Starbeck 7.55am, Knaresborough 7.59, Cattal 8.08am, Hammerton 8.12am, Poppleton 8.20am and York for 8.32am.

If you miss this early service you will not be getting into York until 9.46am.

Looking ahead to Monday the earliest service to Leeds will run along the same times as Friday according to Northern, but only one further train making limited stops will carry commuters to Leeds before 9am.

The last evening train to Leeds will pull in at Knaresborough for 6.33pm, Harrogate 6.42pm before finally arriving in Leeds at 7.24pm.

Those heading to York in the morning the earliest service will make stops including Harrogate at 7.51am, Knaresborough 7.59am and get to York for 8.32am.

A final service will make calls at Harrogate for 6.04pm, Knaresborough for 6.14pm and arrive in York at 6.46pm.

You can check the timetable at Northern's website