A few RMT union members were gathered at Brighton railway station on the picket line to mark the start of their three day strike over proposed changes to the role of guards on Southern trains.
Garry Hassell, from the RMT, said he knew the disruption was difficult for commuters, but the strikers were hoping to achieve a long term goal..
REPORT: Southern trains ground to a halt for the third day this week as angry passengers staged a protest at Victoria station
Talks aimed at resolving the Southern Railway drivers' dispute are being held at the conciliation service Acas.
Frustrated passengers share their stories as the worst train strike for 20 years hits home.