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Rail & Sail to Ireland, Britain & Holland with Stena Line

Rail Strike in Britain


Strikes are expected on the entire national rail network in Scotland*, England and Wales on Saturday 13, Thursday 18 & Saturday 20 August. This will have an effect on rail & sail connections to and from Harwich, Holyhead, Cairnryan & Fishguard.  London Underground staff will also go on strike. Services on the days after each strike day are likely to start up later than usual. Please be aware of potential delays when continuing your journey by public transport. Check your routing at before you travel.  Please note it is no longer possible to make new Rail & Sail bookings for these dates and existing bookings may be changed to alternative dates.


* On 13 August only – ScotRail services within Scotland will operate as normal and so Rail & Sail via Cairnryan will be unaffected. However no connections will be available outside of Scotland on this day. 

Rail & Sail is the affordable, convenient and comfortable way to travel, offering competitive, guaranteed fares and no luggage restrictions.


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  • Rail & Sail to Ireland
    Rail & Sail from Britain to Ireland
    Rail & Sail is the affordable, convenient and comfortable way to travel from Britain to Ireland.
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    Sail & Rail to Britain with Stena Line
    The comfortable, cost effective route to a great range of destinations across Britain.
  • Dutchflyer to Holland
    Take the train and Rail & Sail to Holland
    Dutchflyer Rail & Sail is the Easiest Way to get from London to Hook Of Holland in Comfort and Style.