South Western Railway strike: Commuter 'exhausted and stressed'

A commuter says a month of industrial action on the railways has left her stressed and exhausted by longer journeys.

The 27-day strike centres on a disagreement between the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and South Western Railway over a long-running dispute over guards on trains.

Alison Bunce travels from Frimley in Surrey to London every day and says her 24-mile journey is currently taking her more than two-and-a-half hours each way.

The RMT union is currently balloting members on the possibility of future strikes.

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