A spokesperson for Scarborough Borough Council said their advice is "to leave plenty of time for your journey".
Armed Forces Day

'Plan ahead' if travelling to Scarborough amid rail strike chaos

Train services across the UK will start to be affected from Monday evening, with just one in five trains running on strike days.

A spokesperson for Scarborough Borough Council said their advice is "to leave plenty of time for your journey".

People travelling to Scarborough for Armed Forces Day are being urged to "use bus services or arrange to car share" amid nation-wide rail strikes.

Thousands of members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at Network Rail and 13 train operators will walk out on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the biggest outbreak of industrial action on the railways for a generation.

Services across the UK will start to be affected from Monday evening, with just one in five trains running on strike days, primarily on main lines and only for about 11 hours.

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A spokesperson for Scarborough Borough Council said their advice is "to leave plenty of time for your journey".

"With thousands of people expected to make long journeys to Scarborough for the national event, and the day coinciding with a national rail strike on 25 June, that will affect train services to and from the town, we are encouraging people to plan ahead," a statement said.

"Our advice is to leave plenty of time for your journey and use bus services or arrange to car share where possible. 

"You could also consider travelling the day before (Friday 24 June) and staying overnight in Scarborough or in other coastal towns and villages nearby, which should have greater availability, to reduce your travelling time on the main event day.

"Information about all the different car parking locations available on the day, including three park and ride facilities, can be found at scarborougharmedforcesday.co.uk/plan-your-visit."