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A perfect storm of rail engineering works, holiday traffic and good weather will see journey times on some roads double this Easter.
Passengers have been warned to expect major disruption over the Easter period with some London stations closed due to engineering works.
There are long queues at St Pancras International Station this evening after two separate incidents earlier
The first problem came earlier today when a fatality near Lille in northern France involving a French high-speed train resulted in diversions and delays to Eurostar trains.
Then, just as Eurostar services were getting back to normal, a Eurotunnel passenger shuttle train broke down in the tunnel leading to further delays to Eurostar services and long hold-ups of up to four hours for shuttle-train passengers.
Eurostar has had to cancel six trains today - two from London to Paris, two from Paris to London, one from London to Brussels and one from Brussels to London.
A farm in Mill Hill is appealing for volunteers to watch over their pregnant ewes during the Easter period and beyond. Belmont Children's Farm is expecting the arrival of over 200 lambs from 1st April 2013.
They also need volunteers to bottle feed lambs which are too weak to feed or haven't bonded with their mother.
As thousands head off for the Easter weekend, commuters who travel through Reading are being warned of disruption as the station is closed due to £900m upgrade.
There are no direct services from Swindon, Oxford and Newbury to London. Trains from Bournemouth and Southampton to the north will also be affected. Here's our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.
In London, the average Easter spend per family is £2432 according to research carried out by children's charity, Action for Children. Over a third of London parents are concerned about the rising costs of the Easter break.
10% of parents nationally admitted that it's a very stressful time of year and worry about keeping their children entertained. Over the Easter period, Action for Children is hosting The Big Egg Hunt in Covent Garden.
Families in London have admitted to finding the Easter holidays stressful.
That is according to the charity Action for Children, who say parents feel under pressure to spend money on keeping everyone in the family entertained.
The study found that, on average, more than £240 is spent per family during the Easter break
Lines through Reading station will be closed over the Easter weekend causing travel problems for many passengers hoping to escape London.
The bank holiday closures mark the start of 10 days of disruption at the station. It is all part of a £895m investment project, which will be finished in 2014.
Thousands of people are expected to leave London in the next 24 hours to get away for the long Easter weekend.
But if you're heading West by train, you'll be faced with disruption and longer journeys.
That's because a new station is being built at Reading. Network Rail says passengers will see the benefit of the 900-million pound project, but bosses admit that things won't be running smoothly this weekend.Here's Mike Pearse.