More than a quarter of a million people are expected to cram on to Tubes, trains and buses to see the Boat Race on the Thames this afternoon.

This year the Oxford versus Cambridge women’s race starts at 3.10pm with the men taking part at 4.10pm.

The four-and-a-quarter mile course runs along the River Thames starts from Putney Bridge, travelling on to its midway point at Hammersmith, through Barnes and finishing at Chiswick Bridge.

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