'My life shouldn’t be dictated by Southern rail strikes'

'My life shouldn’t be dictated by Southern rail strikes'

London commuters express their fury at rail company, unions and government as notorious train service grinds to halt

In London Bridge station at 9.30 on Tuesday morning, big red crosses in LED lights shone above all but three of the 15 platforms. Beneath them, a young woman darted, talking into a hands-free mobile phone headset.

“I have an exam today and I don’t think I’m going to make it on time,” Benan Yolcu, 21, told the Guardian. She was trying to get to Brighton, where she is studying law and criminology.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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