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View Dubai Eagle's Profile Dubai Eagle Flag 11 Sep 21 8.59am Send a Private Message to Dubai Eagle Add Dubai Eagle as a friend

Hi Guys
Don't know what's going on - just reading that there is major disruption on all trains going through East Croydon Station - seems wise to try to plan alternative routes / journeys

 

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View gerry theagle's Profile gerry theagle Flag newbury 11 Sep 21 9.05am Send a Private Message to gerry theagle Add gerry theagle as a friend

Thanks for the heads up.

 

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View thegreatlardino's Profile thegreatlardino Flag crawley/selsey 11 Sep 21 9.15am Send a Private Message to thegreatlardino Add thegreatlardino as a friend

Sadly its somebody hit by a train around south Croydon station

 


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View Cabaye7's Profile Cabaye7 Flag Crawley 11 Sep 21 9.41am Send a Private Message to Cabaye7 Add Cabaye7 as a friend

Yeah, we are on the train from Crawley, just been announced its not going to Croydon as there has been a fatality in Croydon.
We've been told our train is stopping at Gatwick and we have to await further instructions..

 

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View kingdowieonthewall's Profile kingdowieonthewall Flag glorious Goring by sea 11 Sep 21 11.18am Send a Private Message to kingdowieonthewall Add kingdowieonthewall as a friend

Originally posted by thegreatlardino

Sadly its somebody hit by a train around south Croydon station

apologies if incorrect, but info i had was a body found at the station in suspicious circumstances?

 


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View mr. apollo's Profile mr. apollo Flag Somewhere in Switzerland 11 Sep 21 12.11pm Send a Private Message to mr. apollo Add mr. apollo as a friend

Major disruption between Purley / Oxted and East Croydon expected until 15:00collapse Major disruption between Purley / Oxted and East Croydon expected until 15:00 panel
Live updates
Incident created
11/09/2021 07:07
Last updated
11/09/2021 11:39
Route affected
DownloadMapof route affected
Southern between Southampton Central / Littlehampton / Reigate / East Grinstead / Eastbourne and London Victoria, and between Coulsdon South / Caterham / Tattenham Corner and London Bridge

Thameslink between Brighton and London Bridge / Cambridge, and between Horsham and Peterborough


TOC(s) affected
Southern;Thameslink;
Description
A person has been hit by a train between Purley / Oxted and East Croydon. As all lines are currently disrupted, trains across the whole Southern / Thameslink network will be cancelled or delayed.

Major disruption is expected until 15:00.

Customer Advice

Trains are now able to operate between East Croydon and Purley, and East Croydon and Oxted. However, severe disruption is still expected to continue for the next couple of hours, whilst teams work to get services back to the booked timetable.

You are STRONGLY advised to travel later today.

If you do travel your journey time will be extended by up to 60 minutes and will include an alternative route.

This is impacting ALL Thameslink and Southern services which operate through East Croydon station.

Ticket Acceptance

Your ticket will be accepted on the following services at no additional cost:

Metro Area

London Buses between Redhill, Purley, East Croydon and Central London
London Underground via any reasonable route
Trams between East Croydon and Mitcham Junction

Mainline and Coastways to London

Southern between Horsham and London Victoria via Dorking
Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport, Redhill and Dorking Deepdene
Southeastern between Hastings and London Bridge
South Western Railway between Portsmouth and London Waterloo and between Dorking and London Waterloo
MetroBus between Horsham, Three Bridges, Horley, Salfords, Earlswood, Redhill and Epsom
Southern and Thameslink are accepting each others tickets where services are running.

East Grinstead and Uckfield lines:

Southeastern between Tunbridge Wells and London Bridge
Brighton & Hove buses between Lewes, Uckfield, Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells
MetroBus between East Grinstead and Three Bridges (please note train services from Three Bridges, will also be heavily disrupted)

London to Cambridge / Peterborough

Great Northern services via any reasonable route
Greater Anglia between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street
LNER between London Kings Cross, Stevenage and Peterborough

You can find our alternative route map here, to assist with alternative journeys.

For our interactive live map, please click here.

Can you tell me more about the incident?

Staff were advised of an incident between East Croydon and Purley, which required urgent investigation by the emergency services. A short while into the investigation, it was confirmed a person had been hit by a train. The emergency services, along with teams and Network Rail have dealt with the incident and confirmed that train services can operate again between these locations.

However, severe disruption should still be expected whilst teams work hard to get services back to the booked timetable.

 



Glad

All

Over

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