Fire near railway line causes delays on services through Havant

A FIRE next to the railway track between Petersfield and Havant is causing delays on services this evening.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018, 7:32 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:50 pm
There could be delays on some services this evening

Trains on the Portsmouth-bound line are having to run at reduced speed while emergency services deal with the blaze.

Part of the track may need to be closed at a later stage.

Services running between Guildford and Havant may be delayed or revised.

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Disruption is expected until 10pm.

A statement on the National Rail website said: ‘The fire is away from the tracks and therefore trains are running at reduced speed.

‘A line block may need to be taken.’

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