East Sussex railway incident: Trains cannot run between Hastings and Ashford International - 'No alternative transport'

Trains are unable to run between Hastings and Ashford International.
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It comes after a fault was discovered on the railway line, according to Southern Rail.

A statement on X (formerly Twitter) at 4.40pm read: “Due to a points failure between Hastings and Ashford International, services are unable to run in either direction.

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“Services scheduled to call between Eastbourne and Ashford international will only operate between Hastings and Eastbourne.”

In an update at 5pm, Southern wrote: “Please delay your travel until later as there is no alternative transport available at present.

“We have requested rail replacement buses and are waiting on confirmation from our suppliers.”