Thousands caught up in rush hour delays

Commuters wait at East Croydon
Commuters wait at East Croydon Credit: Christo Matthews on Twitter

Thousands of rail commuters were caught up in rush-hour travel chaos today after a fire alert at Three Bridges signalling centre. The Sussex control was evacuated, causing cancellations and long delays for commuters heading into London.

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Rail delays after signal alert

Thousands of rail commuters heading into London faced lengthy delays today after a signalling centre at a railway station was evacuated.