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UPDATE: Accidents on A23 and A272 cause delays for drivers

Two accidents have created major problems for drivers on the A23 and A272 this evening (Saturday June 24).

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Members of the RMT union outside Horsham Railway Station (photo by the RMT). SUS-161123-093128001

Fresh strikes planned in Southern Rail dispute

The RMT union has announced its members are to strike for 24 hours, in the latest industrial action in the year-long Southern dispute.

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COUNTY NEWS: ‘Lightning damage’ causes rail delays

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Lightning damage’ causes rail delays

‘Lightning damage’ to signalling equipment is causing delays to trains with services suspended to London Bridge and Uckfield, according to Southern Rail.

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The approach to platforms 15-19 - before and after the work to extend ticket barriers

Network Rail says Sussex commuters ‘safe’ after fears raised over London Victoria

Network Rail this week said it would ‘never put passengers at risk’ following claims by a passengers’ group about dangerous conditions at London Victoria.

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Disruption on Brighton line after 'track defect' near Preston Park

Train services between Haywards Heath and Brighton are delayed, as a result of a track defect on the line.
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Signalling problems cause disruption on Brighton Mainline

Southern Rail said a signalling problem in the Balcombe tunnel is causing services along the London to Brighton line to be delayed or cancelled at short notice.

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ABC protest (Photograph: Bradley Rees)

COUNTY NEWS: Commuter group to meet Department for Transport in court over Southern crisis

A Sussex-based commuter group has announced it will be attending a public court hearing on the Southern crisis next week.
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Fire crews had to rescue a woman from her car. Picture Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Two remain in hospital after Hassocks collision

Two people injured in a two vehicle road traffic collision in Hassocks on Saturday (June 17) remain in hospital, according to South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb).

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Police cordons will continue to be in place until at least 8am

Delays after bicycle falls off car and onto A23

Sussex Police closed one lane of the A23 northbound near Pyecombe this afternoon (June 18) after a bicycle fell of the back of vehicle.

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Sussex travel: Delays reported on the M25

Sussex travel: Delays reported on the M25

Delays have been reported on the M25 anticlockwise after an earlier vehicle fire between junction eight and junction seven.

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Police say a 63-year-old man was arrested. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Driver arrested after suspected Iraqi nationals found on lorry

A 63-year-old lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration after 17 suspected Iraqi nationals were found in the back of a lorry in Sussex, according to Sussex Police.

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Southern train

RMT calls for urgent talks in Southern Rail safety disputes

The RMT has called for urgent talks in Southern Rail safety disputes following ASLEF’s decision to put the overtime ban back in place.

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Fallen tree closes lane on M23

Fallen tree closes lane on M23

A lane on the M23 has been closed this morning (Tuesday June 6) due to a fallen tree.

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Police cordons will continue to be in place until at least 8am

London Bridge station to reopen on Monday, June 5

London Bridge station will reopen on Monday, June 5 from 5am.
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Broken down lorry blocks two lanes on A23

Police were called to the A23 just north of Brighton, after a lorry broke down in the middle lane.

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British Airways hopes to run flights from Gatwick on Sunday after yesterday's computer issues led to mass cancellations

British Airways hopes Gatwick chaos is behind it

British Airways hopes to run a ‘near-normal’ amount of flights from Gatwick today as it recovers from yesterday’s computer chaos.

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Travellers are advised to keep checking their flight status

UPDATE: British Airways cancels ALL FLIGHTS on Saturday

British Airways has cancelled all its Gatwick flights for the rest of today and is telling customers not to come to the airport.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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UPDATE: Accident causes delays at Copthorne

UPDATE: Accident causes delays at Copthorne

Drivers faced delays around Copthorne following an accident this morning (Wednesday May 24).

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UPDATE: School children rescued from coach fire

More than 20 students from a comprehensive school were rescued from a coach fire this morning, according to the school’s head teacher.

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