Summer Getaway Underway In Essex

Problems on the rails and roads have hit the great summer getaway in Essex.

On one of the busiest travelling days of the year, there were problems on the railways.

An electrical supply problem meant delays to trains between Pitsea and Shoeburyness while there were jams on the M25 and M11/

Today and tomorrow and the subsequent Saturdays in August are expected to the busiest days of the summer on the roads.

140,000 passengers will be departing from Stansted Airport over the weekend.