TRAVEL: Roadworks in your area

Here are a round-up of the main roadworks across the county to help you plan your weekend.


East Sussex teenagers arrested after serious crash

Two teenagers from East Sussex were arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a serious car crash in Kent yesterday (Wednesday, February 22).

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Southern Rail services disrupted by RMT industrial action

Southern staff have begun their latest walkout in a dispute over driver-only operation on trains today (Wednesday February 22).

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Three Oaks bridge closure, Butcher's Lane. SUS-170221-111403001

Three Oaks resident begs water company to open bridge

A Three Oaks resident is begging the water company to permanently reopen the bridge which cuts the village in two.

30 Mph zone, New Road, Rye. SUS-170124-130216001

Rye council delays backing 20mph campaign

Campaigners bidding to change the speed limit in Rye to 20mph suffered a minor setback as the town council thought it was ‘unrealistic’.

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UPDATE: Divisive heritage railway scheme decision postponed

A decision on a divisive proposal to restore a heritage railway line between Bodiam and Robertsbridge, with a level crossing on the A21, has been postponed.


COUNTY: Pedestrian in ‘critical condition’ after A27 crash

The A27 was closed in both directions this morning following a collision between a car and pedestrian.

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One of the temporary traffic signs on New Road, Rye. SUS-170124-130203001

Campaigners’ first win against speeding traffic in Rye

Residents on a busy road tasted their first success in the battle against speeding motorists with some warning signs erected.

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COUNTY TRAVEL: Sunday, February 5

COUNTY TRAVEL: Sunday, February 5

Keeping you up to date with travel news across the region.

Congestion may be expected following the broken down bus

COUNTY TRAVEL: Saturday, February 4

Keeping you up to date with travel news across the region.

Disruption is expected to continue until 1pm today

TRAVEL: Signal problem brings trains to a standstill

A signal problem at Wadhurst means that all lines towards from Hastings towards Tonbridge are blocked.

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ABC at the Department for Transport in December, urging immediate action on Southern Rail  CREDIT: Bradley Rees SUS-170202-141735001

Emily Yates: Passengers lead the call for rail justice

Parliament has failed in holding the Department for Transport to account – Southern Rail passengers have nowhere left to go but court.

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UPDATE: Mainline back on track after fatality

Southern Rail said services between Brighton and London are now back up and running after a fatality at East Croydon this morning (February 2).


COUNTY NEWS: ‘Major disruption’ after person hit by a train

There are cancellations and delays on the Brighton Mainline this morning (February 2), after a person was hit by a train in East Croydon.

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Commuters start legal proceedings over Southern Rail crisis

A commuter group that raised £26,000 for a judicial review of the Southern Rail crisis has begun court proceedings against the government.

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Winch operator Alex Brown and winchman/paramedic Shawn Clarke watch as captain Alan Dale gets closer to the RNLI Dover all weather lifeboat (ALB)

‘We save lives!’ How heroic crews keep coastlines safe

Behind the scenes with Her Majesty’s Coastguard search and rescue unit at Lydd in Kent.

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Passengers must have a say if Southern is renationalised, say campaigners

“It’s not a surprise,” said the co-founder of a campaigning commuter group to the news that Govia Thameslink (GTR) may be stripped of the Southern franchise.

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Frustration over flooded A21 rat-run after bus crash

Residents are frustrated by the poor condition of a rat-run off the A21 which regularly floods and gets icy in cold weather after a bus crash.

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Reports Government to strip operator of Southern services are ‘speculation’

Reports from an industry publication suggesting the Government is preparing options to strip Govia Thameslink Railway of Southern services have been labelled ‘speculation’.

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TRAVEL: Derailed train causes delays on Hastings to Charing Cross line

A freight train has derailed in south east London, causing major disruption to Southeastern services in and out of 1066 Country today (Tuesday, January 24).

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