Southern rail strike: passengers face travel chaos

Hundreds of thousands of commuters are set to be affected by the 48-hour walkout, which began on Wednesday morning.

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Southern Rail begin talks with union

Southern Rail and train drivers' union Aslef will today begin talks aimed at resolving a dispute over driver-only trains.

Aslef has suspended plans for a three-day strike next week while talks go ahead.

Conductors in the RMT union are due to strike on Monday - but have asked to join today's talks.

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