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Rail passengers over Christmas should ‘look at alternatives,’ says transport secretary – The Independent

‘I would appeal to people to think very carefully about their travel plans,’ said Grant Shapps

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After The Independent revealed the pressure that the so-called Christmas Ease lifting of lockdown will place on long-distance trains, the transport secretary has urged prospective rail travellers to look at the various alternatives available.
The government has promised some limited additional household bubbling for a small number of days over Christmas, with millions of people allowed to travel to reach families and friends.
The dates that have been widely discussed are 24 to 28 December.
No trains…

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