Electricity problems affecting trains between Hastings and Rye

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There is major disruption on the Hastings to Rye line this morning (Wednesday, April 5) due to problems with the electricity supply.

Train operator Southern says that services running through these stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes.

The disruption, which has been caused by an electrical supply problem between Hastings and Ore, is expected to last until 11am.

Network Rail engineers are currently on the scene trying to fix the problem.

A shuttle service is operating between Rye and Ashford International services and replacement buses are in operation between Hastings and Rye. -

Arrangements have been made for Southern tickets to be accepted on Southeastern services via any reasonable route.

If your journey has been delayed by 15 minutes or more, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion of your fare - visit www.southernrailway.com/delayrepay or http://www.gatwickexpress.com/en/your-journey/delay-repay/ for details.

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