Misery for region's commuters

The first full week back at work after the summer break started with a Monday of misery for thousands of Thames Valley commuters.

Rail fare review?

The Government is facing mounting pressure to reconsider its 6.2 per cent rail fare rise for commuters in the South.


West of region's transport test

The transport network was put to the ultimate test. Indeed, the Government had warned to expect queues and disruption. So, how did it go?

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TfL ambassadors to help keep Tube stations open

Transport for London said its ambassadors will help keep Tube stations open and passengers on the move during the 48-hour walkout by London Underground workers.

TfL said a record 7,961 buses were running in London after 266 were added to the service.


Tube strike: Licensed & trained TfL Ambassadors will help keep Tube stations open & provide travel info & advice to customers.

Read: Find out how the Tube strike will affect your travel plans


Commuters report packed trains on Victoria Line

Passengers have reported busy scenes on the Victoria line as rush-hour commuters were warned to expect severe disruption.

Transport for London is operating services between Seven Sisters and Brixton on the line approximately every eight minutes.


Armpit-room only on Victoria Line. So hot, it smells like a farm on here. #tubestrike http://t.co/HedEu76UHj


crowds at highbury & islington station waiting for first Victoria Line train at 7am! #tubestrike http://t.co/xtIil5m0z0


Read: Long queues at Liverpool Street as Tube strike begins


Commuters gearing up for Capital's 48-hour tube strike

If you, or someone in your family, commutes to London - long delays are expected over the next two days because of another tube strike. The 48-hour walk-out by staff will start at nine o'clock tonight.

The industrial action is over plans to close ticket offices with the loss of a thousand jobs. So what will the impact be on travellers from the South? Here's David Wood.

For more information on how your journey to and from London may be affected you can visit the Transport for London website.

For live status alerts on social media you can follow: @TfLTRavelAlerts

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London Overground services unaffected by strike action

London Overground services will be unaffected by strike action but trains and platforms are expected to be far busier than usual, TfL has said.


Strike update- London Overground services are not expected to be affected by industrial action, but will be much busier than usual.

Read: Over 250 extra buses to be deployed on key routes

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