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Train delays and diversions caused by Botley landslip

Damage to the track at Botley
A landslip has damaged the line at Botley in Hampshire Credit: ITV News

Trains have been diverted - and there's longer journeys this morning - after a landslip in Hampshire.

South West Trains have said the London Waterloo to Portsmouth line - via Eastleigh - has been affected. Trains will not call at Botley or Hedge End in either direction.

Journey times will increase by 30 minutes. The line could be blocked for several weeks.

London bound services will also not call at Farnborough Main, Woking or Clapham Junction to minimise the impact of the diversions and delays on the rest of the service.

Portsmouth bound trains will call additionally at Southampton Airport Parkway.

Southampton to Portsmouth trains will run on their normal route.

Rail replacement buses will operate hourly in both directions between Fareham and Southampton Airport Parkway calling at Botley and Hedge End.

Additional buses will operate at peak hours (06:00 to 09:00 & 16:00 to 20:00) between Hedge End and Southampton Airport Parkway only. This will provide buses at a 15 minute frequency.

A spokesman for South West Trains said: "The line will remain blocked for some time. We will be assessing how the train and bus services perform up to Wednesday and may make further revisions to the services going forward. A plan for Thursday and beyond will be published as soon as possible."

First Great Western and Southern services may also be affected. Visit the following websites for more information:

www.journeycheck.com/firstgreatwestern

www.southernrailway.com/live-running-information

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Shoppers and staff evacuated after gas leak

A shopping centre in Hampshire has been evacuated tonight. More than 60 people have been treated following a suspected gas leak. One person has been taken to hospital. Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencer at Hedge End were cordoned off.

We talked to Station Commander Mark Larrinore from High Town Fire station, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Shopping centre in Hedge End evacuated after gas leak

A Hampshire shopping centre has been evacuated after a gas leak.

Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencer in Tollbar Way, Hedge End had to be evacuated as teams from the hazardous materials unit for the fire service tried to find the leak.

The alarm was raised after some shoppers and staff complained of not feeling well.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said they were not able to confirm what type of gas was involved.

They also added that all people were accounted for.

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New Year death: Man dies in fall

A man has died after he fell from a motorway bridge in Hampshire. Officers shut the eastbound M27, between junctions five and seven, near Hedge End, shortly after midnight.

It came after Hampshire police received reports that a man had fallen from a bridge over the carriageway. The man, who has not been named, died at the scene. His death is not being treated as suspicious. The motorway has since re-opened.

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