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Trains running between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth are expected to be subject to delays until at least 11am today according to South West Trains.
The line was closed last night due to flooding causing major disruption for passengers. Although the line has been reopened trains are subject to speed restrictions.
- Trains between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth are being delayed by up to 30 minutes
- Electric trains are unable to run from Southampton to Bournemouth, buses are replacing these trains
- South West Trains passengers travelling to intermediate stations from Southampton should travel via Bournemouth. Passengers travelling to Bournemouth from intermediate stations should travel via Southampton
- Some services may be cancelled due to trains not been in the correct place at the end of service last night
#IncidentSWT the line is open to diesel trains, but they are limited to 5mph in places and delays are expected.
South West Trains has apologised for the disruption and suggested that their passengers may use CrossCountry between Southampton and Bournemouth.
The hashtag on social media for the incident is #Brockenhurst.
The routes affected are:
CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Bournemouth.
South West Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth and between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier
Hampshire police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft at the Careys Manor Hotel in Brockenhurst. Debit and credit cards were stolen from a locker in changing rooms and then used fraudulently.
This customer trotted into a supermarket in Brockenhurst. Staff at the Tesco Express store in the village had a shock when a donkey walked in off the street.
A rather unusual customer trotted into a supermarket in Brockenhurst this week. Staff at the Tesco Express store in the village had a shock when this donkey walked in off the street yesterday.
Hampshire Police searching for missing man Eddie Jeske have found a body.
Officers found the body at Butts Ash Wood at around midday today.
The death is not being treated as suspicious. A file is being prepared for the coroner.
A 65-year-old man from Hythe has been reported missing since Saturday.
He was last seen in the Roseberry Avenue area and is described as 5ft 7ins with short grey hair, wearing work clothes and Wellingtons.
Officers are very concerned for Edmund’s welfare and would like to hear from anyone who has seen him or knows where he is.He is believed to have links to the Hythe, Marchwood, East Boldre, Brockenhurst and Lymington areas.
The owner of an historic thatched cottage which has been wrecked by fire just three weeks before Christmas says he's been humbled by the help and kindness offered by neighbours.
And he's paid tribute to firefighters - up to 100 fought to save his home in North Weirs in Brockenhurst. Kerry Swain reports.
A major fire is underway at a thatched property in the New Forest.
Around ninety firefighters are tackling the blaze in North Weirs, Brockenhurst. Twelve appliances were called to the scene when the alert was raised at 7.10pm.
The roof has been destroyed but there are no reports of any injuries.
The death of an as yet unidentified woman whose body was found in the Lymington River at Brockenhurst is not being treated as suspicious. Hampshire Police are appealing for the public to help officers find out who she is.
The woman is white, middle-aged, with short dark hair. She was found at 9.14am on Wednesday 5th June by a man from Aldershot who was walking in the area.
A red jacket and a black pair of flat women's shoes were found on the river bank.
Anyone with information can telephone Hampshire Police on 101.