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TRAVEL - ROADS: SURREY Accidents A3 northbound to London

There have been two accidents on the A3. One lane is blocked and there is very slow traffic due on A3 Northbound between A31 Farnham Road (Hogs Back) and Egerton Road (Cathedral Turn).

There is congestion to the A283 / B3001 Elstead Road. Initially there was just one minor accident that had blocked a lane prior to the Cathedral Turn, but a little further behind it, two other couple of vehicles also collided.

£6m of improvements for railways in Fareham area

Six million pounds of work to improve the rail line in Hampshire got underway today at Fareham in Hampshire.

The works mean disruption for thousands of passengers for nine days. However, Network Rail has said it will be worth it, because the changes will make the service better and more reliable. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.

The interviewees are Suella Fernandes, the MP for Fareham; and Owen Jones from Network Rail.


Local politicians visit rail upgrade works at Fareham

Suella Fernandes MP and Cllr Seán Woodward visit rail improvement works at Fareham

£4.6 million pounds is being spent on a major railway track renewal project at Fareham in Hampshire. Network Rail says the work should make a better, more reliable railway system for the area.

Nine sets of points are being replaced, as are the crossings which allow trains to move between lines, 240 metres of track are also being replaced.

The town's railway station is also being upgraded for an additional £1 million investment being jointly invested by Network Rail and Hampshire county Council. Today the Fareham MP, Suella Fernandes - and Hampshire County Councillor Seán Woodward visited the site to see work on the project start.

Passengers are being advised to check on their routes before leaving home. There are replacement buses in place. Check below for changes to timetables.

Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton and Eastleigh

Southampton & Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour

You can also visit South West Trains for more information about the closure and the disruption.

£1 million upgrade to Fareham station underway - train users warned of disruption

The railway tracks have been removed as work starts at Fareham train station

Hundreds of rail engineers will spend the next week replacing nine sets of points and track at Fareham railway station in Hampshire. The station will get a big upgrade costing about £1 million pounds.

For passengers buses are replacing many trains between Southampton and Portsmouth.


The Channel Tunnel is closed due to power problems

Passenger and freight services through the Channel Tunnel were suspended earlier today because of a technical fault in the tunnel. Both Eurotunnel and Eurostar services were affected, while the tunnel was closed. Technical teams have now resolved the issue but passengers are warned of long delays. Lorries are facing a 90 minute wait for Check In and a further 4 1/2 hour wait on the Channel Tunnel Terminal.

How will you get home tonight? MP visits flooded train station

A passageway at Didcot Parkway railway station

The MP for Wantage, Ed Vaizey, has been giving his reaction to the flooding of Didcot Parkway railway station in his constituency, after visiting the site earlier today.

While there are services, in one direct. Services to Reading and Paddington have been disrupted for much of the day.

For the latest information on services at Didcot Parkway railway station visit the National Rail website.

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