TRAVEL: Sussex travel news for Saturday, December 3

The main roads across Sussex are reporting no congestion for motorists this morning (Saturday, December 3).

Norwegian will commence the UKs only scheduled direct flight to Laplands capital  Rovaniemi

Gatwick airline announces festive route

A Gatwick airline has announced a rather festive new route, just in time for Christmas.

Gatwick staff accepting the award. Picture: Pete Jones

Gatwick wins at Alzheimer’s Society awards

Gatwick Airport has been recognised for its ‘remarkable’ efforts to improve travel for people with dementia.

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

RMT alters Christmas strike days

Rail union RMT is altering its guards Christmas strike dates on Southern following consultation with reps and members.

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Flowers and messages at the scene of the accident. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Young couple who died in Arundel crash are named

Police have named the couple who died in a car crash in Arundel last week.

Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Flowers and messages at the scene of the accident. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Flowers for victims of road accident

Flowers and tributes have been laid at the scene of a road accident in Arundel that claimed two young lives.

Emergency services at the scene of a fatal crash on the A272 near Petworth. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Worthing man involved in fatal crash

A 59-year-old woman died in a collision involving four cars on the A272 yesterday evening, police have confirmed.

Traffic news

TRAVEL UPDATE: A27 in Lancing cleared following accident

The A27 Upper Brighton Road in South Lancing is no longer blocked due to an accident involving one car earlier this morning, according to travel reports.

The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

W45C steam train

The Royal Wessex hauled by steam locomotive no 34046 Braunton

Get your camera ready for steam train

A steam train will pass through the area on Saturday – and we want your pictures and video.

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Man ‘seriously injured’ in car collision

Man ‘seriously injured’ in car collision

A man has sustained serious injuries in a collision with a car, police have said.


COUNTY NEWS: Single decker bus fire causes delays

A single decker bus fire blocked a Sussex road in both directions yesterday (November 5).

Southern Rail will be running bus replacements because of engineering work

TRAVEL NEWS: Reduced Southern Rail service due to engineering work

There is reduced rail service and bus replacements in place across Sussex today (November 6) due to engineering work.

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A lorry shed a digger at the Arundel Crossbush interchange. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Digger to be removed this evening

The digger that fell off the back of a lorry at near the Arundel interchange will be removed this evening, Highways England has confirmed.

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Southern Railway

TRAVEL: Reduced train service due to strike action

Travel has been disrupted across the county today (November 5) due to strike action from the RMT unions.

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The woman, a man driving one of the cars and a man who was a passenger in the other car, sustained injuries, police have said. Picture: Eddie Mitchell.

UPDATE: A270 Old Shoreham Road ‘reopened after collision’

The A270 Old Shoreham Road has been reopened after a collision between two cars and a woman pedestrian this morning (November 4).

Southern rail will be running 60 more trains over bonfire weekend

Southern to run 60 more trains over bonfire weekend

Southern is putting on extra trains as the RMT union gears-up for two further days of strike action this week on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November.

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