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TRAVEL: Rail services disrupted after lorry hits railway bridge

Southern Rail services may be delayed or cancelled after a vehicle struck a bridge near Hove, according to Southern.

Transport
Householders are urged to get their homes winter ready

Approved highways scheme ‘no longer adequate’

An approved scheme to improve the existing junction of the A28 and B2089 at Broad Oak, Brede, will be rescinded, according to East Sussex County Council.

Politics

Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

Crime
Southeastern train SUS-150720-174803001

Trespasser causes delays to trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells

Trains between Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells are experiencing delays because of an earlier trespasser incident.

News
A busy Brighton railway station (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Rail disruption to last ‘until the end of the day’

Southern said there will be delays on its services for the rest of the day, after a series of signalling problems and a power outage this morning (December 8).

Transport
Huge delays right across Southern lines

‘Major’ Southern rail disruption causing chaos

Southern services are being severely disrupted by a power cut at East Croydon with delays expected until 4pm today.

Transport
Police accident

Hastings motorcyclist injured in Beckley road incident

Police are seeking witnesses to a road incident in Beckley in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured.

News
SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, December 3

If you’re out and about today you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

Transport
SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Saturday, December 2

If you’re out and about this weekend you’ll want to know what is happening on Sussex’s roads and rails.

Transport
Southeastern train SUS-150720-174803001

Major shake-up for Southeastern rail

The Southeastern rail franchise is set for a major shake-up after being put out to tender by the Government this week.

Transport
Huw Merriman speaking in the Commons

Bexhill and Battle MP’s call for action on dangerous roads

Bexhill’s MP Huw Merriman has called for action after sections of the A21 and A259 have been branded some of the most dangerous roads in the country.

News
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling attended a meeting with Huw Merriman MP and Amber Rudd MP to discuss new track layouts in Ashford. SUS-171115-093057001

Transport Secretary supports plan to improve journey times to London

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed new track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from 1066 Country to travel direct to London St Pancras.

Transport
A man being rescued from a tree beside the railway line (Photograph: Network Rail South East)

Man stuck up a tree causes rail disruption

A man trying to recover his drone managed to get stuck up a tree close to a railway line, and had to be rescued by emergency services.

Transport
A teenage girl has died in a lorry collision on the A22. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Bonfire organisers ‘deeply shocked’ by teenager’s fatal lorry collision

Organisers of a bonfire which ended in tragedy after a teenager was killed in a lorry collision have sent their condolences to her family.

Transport
Two people were hospitalised after a collision between an ambulance and a car in East Dean earlier today. Picture: Nick Fontana

COUNTY NEWS: Two hospitalised after A259 ambulance collision

Two people have been hospitalised after a car collided with an ambulance earlier today.

Transport

COUNTY NEWS: 'Vulnerable' man rescued from under pier

The emergency services have rescued a 'vulnerable' man who was under a pier.

Transport
Chris Grayling, Huw Merriman, Andrew Wood (Senior Commercial Scheme Sponsor, Network Rail), Amber Rudd.

Transport secretary supports campaign to deliver high speed train journeys

The Secretary of State for Transport committed to support the development of a proposed track layout at Ashford International which would allow trains from Rye to travel direct to London St Pancras.

Transport
Southeastern train

VIDEO: Why leaves on the line is no joke for Network Rail

Leaves squashed under train wheels are the ‘black ice’ of the railway, according to Network Rail.

Transport
Police are looking for witnesses that saw this car on Saturday morning

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Distinctive’ £1.5m sports car involved in A27 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a rare and distinctive sports car being driven near Chichester on Saturday (October 21).

Transport
Agreement between train drivers union and Southern welcomed

Agreement between train drivers union and Southern welcomed

An agreement with the train drivers’ union on pay and working conditions has been welcomed by the company that runs Southern.

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