Ferry passenger numbers during the London 2012 Olympics will be hard to predict, the minister for the Games has admitted.
Olympics minister Hugh Robertson told the Guardian the capital may be a very busy and crowded place full of fun-seekers if the weather changes and the sun comes out for the occasion.
"It is very difficult to estimate how many people will take the car, the train or the ferry and come here for a party with a rucksack on their back," he said.
With the potential for transport tickets to be high, those seeking Dover to Calais return tickets may be well advised to move quickly.
Excitement is building in Britain and elsewhere as the torch procession continues around the country, with the flame concluding its tour of Scotland today (June 14th) and set to make its way down through England to the stadium in east London on July 27th.
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