Passengers are considering hiring replacement buses to try and avoid the next Southern Rail strike.

Drivers will walk out again on Friday - when a combination of wintry weather and the strike, could give Southern passengers, their worst day so far.Mike Pearse Reports

There was a warning today that the industrial action that's halted services on Southern Rail could drag on for many more months.

Angie Doll, passenger service manager, asks passengers to only travel on strike days if it is essential