Fire next to track at Gatwick Airport shuts all lines through station

A fire next to the track at Gatwick Airport closed all lines through the station, Southern reported.
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Posting on Twitter, a Southern spokesperson added: “Response teams are on site and working to extinguish the fire as quickly as possible.

"We'll let you know when trains can safely start moving again.”

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Southern Rail said, although they don’t have an exact estimate of the delay, journey times would take longer than usual and late running trains may also be cancelled or altered at short notice.

The fire was extinguished at around 3pm and service are running normally again through the Gatwick area.