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Energy boss: 'More could have been done'

The boss of UK Power Networks, which supplies eight million homes in the South East, said more could have been done in response to the storms that hit Britain over Christmas, leaving many without power.

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Trains may be cancelled or delayed on 27 rail networks

With many people expected to travel to share Christmas with family and friends, National Rail Enquires said that very strong winds and heavy rain are forecast throughout England, Wales and Scotland on Monday December 23.

"This may mean that some trains are delayed or cancelled, and some train operators may run an amended timetable," it said in a statement

Trains may be cancelled Credit: Peter Jordan/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The train operation companies that could be hit include:

Arriva Trains Wales; c2c; Chiltern Railways; CrossCountry; East Coast; East Midlands Trains; First Capital Connect; First Great Western; First Hull Trains; First TransPennine Express; Gatwick Express; Grand Central; Greater Anglia; Heathrow Connect; Heathrow Express; Island Line; London Midland;

London Overground; Merseyrail; Northern Rail; ScotRail; South West Trains; Southeastern; Southern; Stansted Express; Virgin Trains.

For the latest update check the National Rail service alteration page.

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