Industrial action carried out by rail workers may affect your journey into campus on various dates in late September and early October. The Tube strike announced for 4 and 6 October has now been called off.
Update: Industrial action on the Tube networkThe strike action that had been announced for Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 October has now been called off.
Please see the Transport for London website for more information about industrial action on the Tube network.
Industrial action on the National Rail networkIndustrial action will also affect many National Rail services on Saturday 30 September and Wednesday 4 October.
In addition, some unions have also announced an overtime ban across the UK rail network on Friday 29 September and from Monday 2 to Friday 6 October.
Please see the National Rail website for more information about industrial action on the National Rail network.
If you travel to campus by Tube or train, please check with the rail operator and allow extra time to get to your destination. You can visit Transport for London , National Rail or the Citymapper app , to plan alternative types of transport such as bicycle and scooter hire, walking, buses etc. Please keep following the news, the Transport for London website and the to find out if your journey is likely to be affected.
Advice for studentsIt is possible that some of your teaching has to be rescheduled or moved online if our staff are unable to travel, or have to prioritise childcare responsibilities.
UCL will make every attempt to keep activities running for students, with student-facing staff asked to come in to work where possible. If you are coming into campus please allow extra time to get to your destination and use the websites detailed above to plan your transport.
Keep a close eye on your UCL emails and look out for Moodle page announcements.
Advice for staffIf you are unable to get to work using alternative transport, you should let your line manager know as soon as possible.
If transport strikes affect your ability to come into campus, you are welcome to work from home on the affected days, if your job lends itself to home working.
Staff unable to work from home can agree flexible solutions with managers such as using TOIL or making up lost time where possible. If alternative arrangements cannot be found, staff should arrange to take annual leave or unpaid leave, in line with our Special Leave Policy on travel and weather disruption.
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