Severe delays after Gatwick fire

Travellers are being faced with severe delays and cancellations after a line-side fire at Gatwick Airport has left two of the four tracks closed.

Gatwick track-side fire causing severe delays for commuters

Travellers are being faced with severe delays and cancellations after a track-side fire at Gatwick Airport has left two of the four tracks out of use.

The fire happened at 5.15pm and was extinguished by rail workers.

Commuters are being advised to check here at the National Rail Enquiries website or to contact the train company to see if their journey will be affected.

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Travellers faced with severe delays after line-side fire at Gatwick Airport

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Turns out that Gatwick fire was just outside the station. Still 3 or 4 @networkrail bods stomping about on @southernrailuk slow lines

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INFO: The 17:32 Victoria to Brighton is cancelled due to line side fire in the Gatwick area.

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Tl: In regards to the line-side fire at Gatwick some lines have now reopened. However there may be some delays. Apologies