Christmas travel chaos as major train company warns 'do not travel today' ahead of period of festive strike misery | The Sun

BRITS are being warned of Christmas commuter chaos after a major train company announced "do not travel today".

The disruption comes just days before Brits are hit by a wave of festive strike misery.

This morning train operator TransPennine Express warned it was having a "system issue", which will cause major disruption to services.

As a result the company issued a "do not travel" alert for today.

The company's customer service and operations director Kathryn O'Brien said: "Due to a significant rostering system issue, today we are experiencing a high level of unplanned cancellations and disruption across our network.

"We know this will have a significant impact on customers travelling with us today and sincerely apologise for any disruption caused.

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"We are working hard internally and with our system provider to resolve the situation as soon as possible.

"We are doing all we can to keep customers on the move but while problems persist, we advise customers not to travel and to seek alternative means of transport."

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