London commuters are being asked to travel at off peak times during the Olympic Games, to work from home or to take a break at the pub after work before taking the train home.

It is estimated that there will be 3 million more journeys a day during the peak periods of the Olympics in addition to the existing 25 million journeys on a normal day on London public transport.

Commuters are being warned to avoid Canary Warf and London Bridge underground stops in particular.

Advertising campaigns, a dedicated website www.getaheadofthegames.com and the Twitter feed @GAOTG are being used to provide commuters and businesses with information to plan schedules during the Olympic period, and then with up-to-date information when the Olympics start on 27 July.

There will also be a special 30-mile Olympic Route Network for those participating in the events but the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, recommends that everyone should use the new public transport facilities, which have had a

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