London to Brighton rail passengers suffer further travel misery

London to Brighton rail passengers suffer further travel misery

Travellers face hold-ups and overcrowding on services between capital and south coast as broken rail causes delays and cancellations

Rush-hour passengers on a trouble-hit commuter route in the south of England have faced more disruption, with delays and cancellations because of a broken rail.

Three days ago, the Southern train company introduced a new timetable in an effort to improve services, particularly between London and Brighton. But on Wednesday, a problem at Haywards Heath in West Sussex led to hold-ups of up to an hour, between London and the Sussex coast. A number of trains were cancelled, with passengers packing into the trains that were still running. Many people had to stand and Southern apologised for the overcrowding.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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