London-bound trains delayed after tent blows onto track

The train line towards London was blocked earlier today after a tent was blown onto the track at Haywards Heath.

Southern said the obstruction caused delays to services heading towards London

A spokesman said the tent was removed shortly before 4pm. Network Rail are working to get the power back, Southern said.

As a result of the incident, Gatwick/London-bound services were delayed in the Haywards Heath area.

A Southern train SUS-210404-084308001

The obstruction also affected some services towards Brighton and the coast.

Passengers were advised to check before travelling.