Trainlines between Worthing and Littlehampton blocked after person hit by a train - Chichester lines also affected

A person has been hit by a train between Worthing and Littlehampton, according to Southern Rail's Twitter account.

Southern Rail
Southern Rail

Tweeting this afternoon, the account said it was 'with great sadness' that is must report a person being hit by a train between the two towns.

A further tweet said all lines had been blocked and replacement buses had been requested.

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An estimated time of arrival for the buses was not known, said the tweet.

British Transport Police have been approached for more information.