RAIL UPDATE: Delays to continue after lorry crash

Rail news SUS-150617-143355001
Rail news SUS-150617-143355001

Delays are expected to continue until 4.30pm after a lorry crashed into barriers at a level crossing this afternoon (Monday December 7).

Sussex Police and members of the British Transport Police (BTP) were called to the crash at Billingshurst level crossing at around 1pm.

A spokesman for the BTP said a lorry had hit the top of the barriers.

Southern Rail said the incident blocked the railway line and delays of up to 30 minutes have been reported between Havant and Horsham.

The incident follows another issue on the line this morning.

Commuters experienced major delays after trains between Havant and Horsham were held up for more than 45 minutes due a signalling problem at Ford.

Engineers have now resolved the issue.

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