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TRAVEL - ROADS: HAMPSHIRE - M27 delays after accident

Queueing traffic due to earlier accident, three vehicles involved on M27 Eastbound at J8 A3024 (Bursledon/Hamble). All lanes have been re-opened. All traffic was briefly stopped whilst the emergency services attended to an accident in lane three (of three).

Delays in the area not helped by a separate accident in the same location, on the hard shoulder.

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TRAVEL - RAIL: SUSSEX - Gatwick Express update

Reduced service on Gatwick Express between Victoria and Gatwick Airport due to broken down train at Clapham Junction and safety checks being made at Wandsworth Common.

Gatwick Express are currently running a half-hourly service, departing Victoria at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour, and departing Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past. Disruption is expected until around 7.30pm.

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Lorry hits bridge and drives off

A lorry has hit a bridge on South West Trains between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier. Trains are currently unable to run. A bridge inspector is due to arrive on site to check if it is safe to run trains - services will be suspended until the bridge is declared safe.

We received a call at 2pm to reports that a lorry carrying a container hit a bridge and then drove off. Network rail are investigating.

– Hampshire police spokesperson
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