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There is disruption for hundreds of thousands of rail commuters in the region this morning, after some rail staff walked out on strike in a row over the role of guards and a dispute over having a second member of staff on trains.
Services operated by South Western Railway, Island Line and Southern have been affected. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse sent this from Basingstoke railway station.
The rail union, the RMT, has announced cleaners on Southeastern will strike in what they call their fight for workplace justice over pay and working conditions.
Members are instructed to take strike action by not booking on for any shifts that commence between the hours of 8.30pm on Thursday 19th October 2017 and 8.30pm on Friday 20th October 2017.
The dispute is with subcontractor Wettons, who hold the cleaning contract on Southeastern.
The RMT union members at Southern Rail have once again gone on strike.
It's the latest walkout in the long running dispute about driver only operated trains. Southern says on most routes a normal service will operate - although some cancellations are possible.
The strike centres on driver-only operation and follows the failure of the latest peace talks.
The union say it is unsafe which is denied by the company in a row lasting seventeen months, the longest industrial disputes in British history.