Published: 18:00, 21 July 2017 |
Updated: 13:26, 24 July 2017
A train has hit a discarded bicycle between Folkestone Central and Dover Priory.
The service was unable to continue leaving 34 people stranded, with disruption due to continue long into the evening.
Response staff were sent to the scene near Dover to make repairs to enable to the train to move.
Trains between Folkestone and Dover were cancelled and other services through Dover may be delayed, revised or cancelled at short notice.
Replacement bus services were to be laid on between Ashford and Dover.
Southeastern said Faversham and Dover and Ramsgate and Dover routes were also likely to be impacted.
UPDATE: The train has now moved and the lines are open, Delays and alterations are still likely on routes through #DoverPriory.— Southeastern (@Se_Railway) July 21, 2017
The company said disruption was likely until 9.30pm.
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