First Great Western say the problems started at 4pm. South West Trains were also hit but say the issue is now resolved. Staff are being asked to allow passengers onto trains where guards can be paid cash or by card. The mobile credit card machines used by trains have not been affected.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.