Rail delays between Seaford and Lewes due to defective track

A defective track between Seaford and Lewes is causing disruption on the Brighton line.

Southern Rail
Southern Rail

A speed restriction is in place between Seaford and Lewes.

Southern said train services running to and from these stations may experience delays.

Disruption is expected to last until 8.30pm.

A spokesman said: “A speed restriction over defective track between Seaford and Lewes means trains may be delayed.

“We anticipate disruption will continue until 20:30.

“Train services leaving Seaford towards Lewes and Brighton may reach Brighton 10 minutes later than expected.

“Network Rail has confirmed a rail defect at Southease, affecting the line towards Brighton.”