BREAKING NEWS - Severe delays on train services into London

Passengers travelling into London from Hastings, Bexhill and Eastbourne are being warned of ‘severe delays’ of 90 minutes following a major power failure on the line.

Southern train SUS-150430-100054001
Southern train SUS-150430-100054001

There have been reports of commuters fighting each other to get onto trains at Clapham Junction following the power outage, which happened at 8am today (April 30).

Network Rail engineers are currently on the scene.

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A spokesperson for train operator Southern said: “We have a major power supply failure between Clapham and Wandsworth Common.

“We have suspended services in and out of Victoria at the moment.”

A Network Rail spokesperson said: “A major power supply problem between Clapham and Wandsworth Common has disrupted Southern train services into London Victoria this morning.

“Engineers are on site and we aim to resume services as quickly as possible.

“Tickets are valid on all other routes into London and Southern passengers are advised to avoid travelling through Clapham Junction, which is very busy.

“South West Trains services to and from Waterloo via Clapham Junction are unaffected but will be busy.”