UPDATE: Commuters face delays due to 8ft icicle in Balcombe tunnel

The icicle caused problems for commuters. Picture: Southern
The icicle caused problems for commuters. Picture: Southern

Commuters are facing delays this morning due to an 8ft icicle in Balcombe tunnel, Southern has said.

The icicle is reportedly affecting services between Brighton and Gatwick.

A spokesman for Southern said: “Due to icicles in the Balcombe tunnel, services are running through here at a reduced speed.

“Staff are on site to monitor the situation and Network Rail will be removing these at the end of service today.”