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.
Source: Guardian Transport