A PERSON was hit by a train traveling between Gatwick Airport and Haywards Heath.
Southern Rail has warned that all lines are currently closed as emergency services respond to the incident.
Trains are currently unable to operate between Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath and Brighton.
Southern Rail said trains could be canceled or rerouted up until 5pm today.
A Southern Rail spokesman said: “It is with great sadness that we report that a person has been hit by a train traveling between Gatwick Airport and Haywards Heath.
“All lines are currently closed and it is recommended that travel be postponed where possible.
“If you are currently on board a service that was at a stand please remain on board and await further information from our train crew.
“If you are currently driving, please note that using an alternative route will add up to 60 minutes to your journey time.”
Southern Rail said tickets will be accepted on local Metrobus routes, as well as Brighton and Hove buses.
You will also be accepted on:
- Alternative Southern/Thameslink routes
- London Buses between London and Purley
- London Underground via any reasonable route
Rail replacement buses have been confirmed and will be running from Dreibrücken within the next 30 minutes.
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