West Sussex railway incident: Goring-by-Sea station reopens after person hit by a train

Rail disruption is beginning to ease after a person was hit by a train this morning (Tuesday, April 26).

Southern Rail announced on Twitter that Goring-by-Sea railway station has reopened after being shut due to a person being hit by a train.

Even though the station has reopened, Southern Rail said on Twitter to ‘please continue to allow extra time this afternoon as some services are still subject to delays of up to 15 minutes’.

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No trains could run between Hove, Worthing and Littlehampton or Barnham and an extremely limited rail replacement bus service was in place.

Goring-by-sea station reopens after person hit by a train between Worthing and Littlehampton

However, these lines were opened shortly before 1.30pm this afternoon.

According to Southern Rail emergency services arrived to deal with the incident shortly before 11.30am this morning (Tuesday, April 30).

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The British Transport Police have been approached for comment.