Home   Kent   News   Article

Trains suspended in Kent due to icy tracks

By Chris Price

Commuters were facing travel chaos this morning as icy conditions disrupted train services.

Southeastern services were cancelled or delayed by more than an hour due to poor rail conditions.

Services were brought to a halt on Southeastern between Tonbridge and Hastings and passengers were advised not to travel.

Southeastern trains have been suspended due to poor rail conditions. Stock image
Southeastern trains have been suspended due to poor rail conditions. Stock image

The line reopened just before 12.30pm with the first service expected to run at 12.31pm from Hasting to Charring Cross.

The first line from London to Hasting is expected at 3.35pm.

Commuters were helped to get to work by being allowed to use their tickets on Southern services, the London Underground and stations and the DLR.

They have voiced their frustration at the delays.

Marcus Chrysostomou tweeted: "Blimey, they are de-icing the track between Faversham and Sittinbourne so we are stuck at Faversham.

"Clearly they never got the weather reports about icey conditions."

Other services are still suffering delays.

Avoid getting stuck on Kent's roads by keeping up-to-date on all of the latest traffic and travel news here or by following our live blog.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Follow us

Like Us on Facebook

Most popular

Kent Travel News

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More