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Travel delays on Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services

by LLB Reporter
8th Aug 18 9:27 am

Travellers had to face major delays on all Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services today due to a trespassing incident near Gatwick.

Commuters are advised to check prior to travelling and allow extra time to complete their journey today.

A spokesman added: “All lines through East Croydon have now reopened, following a trespass incident near the station. However, whilst services recover, trains may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes. In addition, a severely reduced Gatwick Express service will remain in operation. Disruption is expected until 11am.”

Talking about the trespassing incident, British Transport Police said that a “man has been detained by officers after he was in a precarious position near East Croydon station.”

National Rail added: “All lines through East Croydon have now reopened, following a trespass incident near the station. However, whilst services recover, trains may still be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes.”

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