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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.


London Tube strikes causes chaos for commuters

Commuters in the South are facing delays this morning as strikes on the London Tube are underway.

Members walked out last night for 48 hours in protest at the closure of all ticket offices, with the loss of 950 jobs.

Reduced services were running on most lines, whilst many tube stations were closed, causing travel chaos.

Green MP calls for another railway line from Brighton to London

The UK's only Green MP is calling for a second train line between Brighton and London. Caroline Lucas says the existing line is overcrowded and under too much strain. Opening up the Lewes to Uckfield route again could be one option - a proposal which has huge support. Charlotte Wilkins reports.


Southern announce fare rise of under 3%

Southern commuters will face a fare rise of 2.87% and Gatwick Express fares will be frozen at the 2013 prices.

The average fare rise will come into effect on 2nd January 2014.

Southern railway announce their season ticket price increase Credit: PA

Southern’s Commercial Director, Alex Foulds said: “There is good news for all of our season ticket holders as we have chosen not to use flex, meaning that all our season ticket holders will pay a lower increase.

"It’s also great news for our Gatwick Express passengers as we are freezing fares on the route, and for those looking for cheap off-peak travel, we continue to freeze our cheapest Advance fare at just £5.”

Revealed: full impact of London Bridge revamp

Southeastern has revealed the full scale of the disruption faced by commuters during the three-year revamp of London Bridge railway station. Hundreds of thousands of passengers will be unable to use the station for 18 months solid.

But alongside the shutdown there will be series of service improvements to mitigate the impact. John Ryall spoke to Southeastern's customer services manager Alison Nolan.

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