Trains to Brighton and Hove were delayed this evening (Friday 23 May) after a death on the tracks at Balcombe.
The British Transport Police were called to the scene at about 7.30pm.
The National Rail website said: “A person has been hit by a train at Balcombe causing delays of up to 60 minutes to trains between Gatwick Airport and Brighton, Worthing and Eastbourne.”
Passengers were diverted via Horsham, the Arun Valley line, Barnham and Littlehampton, with no trains running between Three Bridges and Haywards Heath.
Passengers were told that they could use their tickets on all reasonable alternative routes.
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