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Canterbury train delays at Canterbury East as lorry smashed into railway bridge

By Emma Grafton-Williams

A lorry carrying heavy machinery has smashed into a railway bridge causing delays for train passengers. 

The accident happened in Wincheap with the lorry hitting the Canterbury East railway bridge. 

South Eastern Railway has notified passengers to say trains are delayed. 

A lorry carrying heavy machinery has hit the Canterbury east railway bridge. Picture Griselda Mussett

A lorry carrying heavy machinery has hit the Canterbury east railway bridge. Picture: Griselda Mussett

This lorry crashed into the railway bridge at Canterbury East station

This lorry crashed into the railway bridge at Canterbury East station

A spokesperson said: "We are waiting for Network Rail to get to the station. We think there will be around a 35 minute wait. 

"Passengers should keep checking our Twitter account and website for information."

 

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