Delays expected as students arrive for university open days

Delays expected as students arrive for university open days

Delays expected as students arrive for university open days

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DELAYS are expected on the roads into and around Oxford this morning as an estimated 7,000 students will arrive for the first of two Oxford University open days.

Up to 10,000 extra vehicles are expected to come into the city. 

Traffic is building up into Oxford between both the Peartree and Water Eaton Park & Rides. 

Sensors are also showing it's busy on the A40 between the Thornhill Park & Ride and the Northfield junction. 

If you're affected, get in touch with our news desk on 01865 425405. 

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