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Getaway gridlock! Caravans stuck in huge jam on M5 as over 10 million motorists hit the road today

The M5 in Exeter and the M25 in Kent were swamped with camper vans and caravans heading to the coast as they made their weekend getaway on what has been dubbed 'Super Saturday'.

Concerns raised over number of cancellations on South Western Railway train services

Concerns have been raised over the number of cancellations on train services operated by struggling franchise South Western Railway.

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