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A RAIL boss says passengers will feel the gain after the pain of disruption during a major renovation of Waterloo station.

Marke Carne, Network Rail chief executive, said that the extensive works this month will increase capacity by 45,000 people a day at the terminus on the main Portsmouth-London line.

Work at Waterloo

Work at Waterloo

Almost half of the platforms at Waterloo, the UK's busiest train station, are closed for a major overhaul and commuters face severe rail disruption.