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The Great Christmas getaway

The region's roads, railways and airports are expected to be busy today for the start of the Christmas getaway.

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Region braced for a busy day of travel as the great Christmas getaway gets underway

The region's roads, railways and airports are expected to be busy today. Credit: PA

The region's roads, railways and airports are expected to be busy today for the start of the Christmas getaway.

Around 350,000 passengers will be flying out of Stansted over the Christmas period. Credit: PA

Figures show more than 350,000 will be flying out of Stansted Airport in Essex over the Christmas period, and 175,000 from Luton.

The busiest time on the roads will be from midday.

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