Londoners can expect to be caught in the crossfire as union leaders declare war over today's massive cuts to London Underground.
Hands-free mobile sets should be banned and people should turn off their phones while driving, according to a road safety group.
A previously unreleased research has shown that the High Speed 2 rail project is predicted to have a negative economic impact on some towns.
Train services between Lowestoft and Norwich and Ipswich have been suspended for reasons made clear in the photo below:
Many train services are still facing delays and cancellations as a result of the extreme weather. The companies affected include:
- Virgin Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- First Hull Trains
- Great Anglia
- East Midlands Trains
- East Coast
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- Grand Central
- Arriva Trains Wales
Both Virgin and East Coast trains will accept tickets to travel today if they are used tomorrow.
UPDATE: Anyone who chooses not to travel today or tomorrow and abandons their trip, is entitled to a full refund from point of purchase.
Tickets for today will be valid for travel tomorrow. Tickets for Friday will be valid on Saturday at a similar time of day. #ECdelay
Some good news. @networkrailscot has checked the Edinburgh-Glasgow Queen Street line. It's safe&trains will re-start on this line from 1330
More routes will follow as & when @networkrailscot is able to give us the green light. It will be a gradual, phased re-introduction.
Glasgow Central station is now re-opened to the public. @networkrailglc
Network Rail Scotland reports that trampolines blown onto tracks by high winds have been causing a lot of problems. Here's one that was removed by rail workers earlier:
Near Bishopbriggs - trampoline secured to some trees after being pulled away from the line. http://t.co/fe3Q5z3qcq
Virgin Trains has suspended all services north of Preston, and reported delays between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly:
UPDATE: Due to the severe weather, all Virgin Trains services are suspended north of Preston until further notice. ^RM
#UKStorm - delays expected between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly because of an obstruction on the overhead wires
Network Rail Scotland has said that high winds have caused damage and left large amounts of debris across the rail network.
Fire trucks have been called to Glasgow Central Station after debris caused damage to the glass roof.
Travellers have been evacuated until at least lunchtime, ITV News' Scotland Correspondent Debi Edwards reports: