MPs from our region say more constituents have contacted them about the strike than about anything else they can remember. Our political correspondent Phil Hornby spoke to Tim Loughton, the MP for East Worthing and Shoreham in Sussex.
Friday's strike by Southern Rail staff, along with possible heavy snow, could cause long delays for passengers
We speak to one passenger who now works from home - and the owner of a bus company who's seen an increase in business.
A school in Sussex is sending coaches to pick up children from Ashford and Hastings on Southern strike days