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Fallen tree at Newington blocks Southeastern train services

By Luke May

Tree surgeons are en route to remove a tree blocking railway lines this afternoon.

High winds are causing travel disruption across the county, with this latest incident happening at Newington, near Sittingbourne.

Services are currently unable to run towards London.

London-bound services are currently blocked due to a fallen tree. Picture: Matthew Walker (14193443)
London-bound services are currently blocked due to a fallen tree. Picture: Matthew Walker (14193443)

A spokesman from Southeastern said: "Tree surgeons are on the way to help remove the tree from the line at Newington.

"They should arrive by 1.30pm and we're hopeful the line will be clear shortly after."

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