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TRAVEL - TRAINS: SOUTH WEST TRAINS disruption to some routes

There is disruption on South West Trains between Alton and Brookwood, and between Guildford and Ascot due to a lineside fire at Aldershot. Tickets are being accepted on local bus, First Great Western services.

Following a fire on a bridge, trains are now able to run through the area with delays. South West Trains do not have an estimate for normal service.


The M4 'Games' Lane in force again ahead of Paralympics

One lane is reserved for 'Games Family' traffic only on the M4 London bound between J3 A312 (Heston / Hayes) and J2 A4 (Brentford). Variable signs will indicate if the games lane can be used by general traffic when not needed by the Games Family.

The 7.5 tonne weight restrictions remain on the elevated section (2012 Games buses are exempt). The lane came into force at 5 o'clock this morning and restrictions will continue from 5am to 10pm every day until 11th September.


TRAVEL - FERRIES: Disruption - Red Funnel between Southampton & West Cowes

Disruption on Red Funnel between Southampton and West Cowes due to high volume of traffic. Passengers are leaving Isle of Wight at the end of Cowes Week. In addition, one High-Speed vessel has been taken out of service due to a fuel leak.

As a result, the XX:15 service from West Cowes and XX:45 from Southampton are cancelled.

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