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Person hit by train between Ashford International and Bexhill

By Molly Mileham-Chappell

Trains in to Kent have been disrupted after a person was hit by a train between east Sussex and Ashford.

Emergency services have been called to the incident between Hastings and Eastbourne and Battle.

Southern Rail tweeted this afternoon saying that all lines between Bexhill and Ashford International stations are blocked as a result.

Southern trains heading into Kent have been disrupted this afternoon. Picture: Gary Browne
Southern trains heading into Kent have been disrupted this afternoon. Picture: Gary Browne

Services are at a stand still on the Marsh link line after the incident in the Hastings and Bexhill area.

Disruption is expected until around 3.30pm.

Buses have been ordered to run between Hastings and Tunbridge Wells, and are due at to arrive at around 1.15pm.

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Hastings.

Southern and Kent Police have been contacted for comment.

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