TRAINS through Crediton will be hit by strike action on Wednesday, May 8. 

There will be a “very limited service” on the Tarka line between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple between 7am and 7pm, and no trains at all on the Dartmoor Line. 

There will no long-distance services on the Great Western Railway network and no GWR trains between London Paddington and Reading due to engineering works. 

There will also be an overtime ban between Monday, May 6 and Saturday, May 11. This means trains could be altered or cancelled at short notice. 

“If you are travelling during this period, you should check both outward and return journeys before travelling,” a GWR spokesperson said.  

“The days before and after strikes, services could also be affected by a limited number of short-notice cancellations and alterations.” 

If you’ve already bought a ticket for a strike day, you can get a full refund or amend your ticket.  

Tickets for Tuesday, May 7 to Thursday, May 9 can also be used the day before or up to and including Monday, May 13. 

If you travel and are delayed, you may be entitled to Delay Repay compensation if you are delayed by 15 minutes or more.  

Season-ticket holders can apply for compensation through the Delay Repay scheme.  

Aslef union strikes will also affect other rail companies across the UK between May 7 and May 9. 

Industrial action will hit South Western Railway, which operates between Exeter and London Waterloo, on Tuesday, May 7.