She's one of many Sussex commuters fed up with the standards of service of our trains but she has a bit more clout than the average commuter - and today she set about using it.
Caroline Lucas, the Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion, has launched a Parliamentary Bill proposing the renationalisation of the rail network. She says it would reduce fares, improve punctuality and save taxpayers a billion pounds a year. Andy Dickenson reports.
The Department for Transport have now issued a statement for this report.
They said: "We are determined to make journeys better and it is unacceptable that customers are not always receiving the service they deserve.
"We believe that franchising provides the best way to improve services and closely monitor the performance of all train companies - and offer them incentives to meet targets."
A commercial garage in Hampshire which was destroyed by fire just before Christmas is back in business.
An electrical fault in a damaged car sparked the fire which ripped through Williams garage in Otterbourne in November.
Refusing to give up, the owners have been working out of temporary offices.
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A blueprint for the future of Aldershot town centre has been published by Rushmoor Borough Council.
Four key sites have been prioritised for development including the Galleries, the Princes Hall and police station area, Aldershot railway station and the High Street.
Plans for a multi million pound new ferry terminal in Southampton could be given the go ahead tonight.
Councillors are meeting to decide if they will approve the Red Funnel terminal. It would be the first part of a £450 million redevelopment at the Royal Pier.
If it's given the green light, work will begin later this year.
British Airways has announced hundreds of new jobs for Gatwick and Heathrow.
The airline says it will recruit 1,950 new staff this year in its biggest ever campaign.
Most will be cabin crew. And they want 350 new pilots.
Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
British Airways will recruit a record 2,000 new workers at Heathrow and Gatwick this year as the airline takes delivery of new planes and flies to new destinations.
The company says it will employ 1,600 cabin crew and 350 pilots, and comes as record numbers fly out of the region's airports.
For the first time more than 40 million passengers flew out of Gatwick last year. At Heathrow it was 75 million.
It will bring staff numbers at BA to over 20,000 which is more than ever before in the history of the company.
The airline say the staff will be needed to help operate 13 new planes including Boeing 787s and Airbus A380s. They will train at a new facility at Heathrow.
The airline will fly to 13 new destinations.
The campaign to reopen Manston Airport has moved a step forward, with the first stages of a planning application submitted.
The plan requires the compulsory purchase of the land from the current owners who want to build homes and a commercial development on the site.
The plans by Riveroak, who do not own site, want to upgrade the site primarily as a cargo airport, with some passenger services with a capacity of at least 12,000 air cargo movements per year.
Hotel chain Travelodge says it is opening 19 new sites - including at Poole and Bicester - creating 450 jobs.
It says it has identified a further 250 locations for possible development this year.
The company says it will be investing £140m into the expansion which will take its total number of hotels to 542.
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