COUNTY NEWS: Rail disruption remains after fatality

Rail passengers are being warned that services could be disrupted until this evening following a death on the line earlier today (Tuesday September 13).

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Rail news SUS-150617-143452001

The incident happened in the Wivelsfield area this morning.

The lines have been re-opened but Southern services between Haywards Heath and Brighton remain severely disrupted.

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Where available Thameslink and Gatwick Express will accept valid Southern tickets over any reasonable route, however these services are also severely disrupted as a result of this problem.

Southeastern Trains are accepting tickets between Hastings and London.

South West Trains are accepting your tickets between Southampton and Portsmouth and London.

A limited replacement bus service is in operation between Brighton and Haywards Heath and rail tickets are also being accepted on bus services operated by:

Stagecoach (Route 700) between Brighton and Chichester,

Metrobus (Routes 270, 271 and 273) between Brighton and Haywards Heath,

Brighton and Hove (Route 2) between Brighton and Shoreham.