TRAINS delayed this afternoon due to a fire next to the track.
Southern Rail reported that a fire broke out next to the platforms in Eastbourne around 4pm today.
The trains were initially unable to move, but are again running at reduced speed.
Passengers have been urged to allow additional time to complete their journey.
ℹ️ Trains are now running in the area, but slower than usual.
If you’re traveling on the following routes, you’ll need to allow a little extra time to complete your trip:
👉 Eastbourne and Lewes
👉 Eastbourne and Brighton
— Southern (@SouthernRailUK) September 21, 2022
A Southern spokesman said: “There is a fire at Eastbourne alongside the tracks and trains are unable to move at this time.”
He later added: “Trains are now moving in the area but more slowly than usual.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/22469959.train-delays-fire-breaks-next-eastbourne-railway-track/?ref=rss Train delays after a fire broke out alongside Eastbourne railway line