Getaway relief as ports strike called off

A strike at French ports that would have severely disrupted ferry services at Dover has been called off as the great Easter getaway begins.

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Station closed for £900m upgrade

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.

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