Dover to Folkestone line will be closed until December

Engineers at work at Shakespeare beach in Dover Credit: ITV

Rail bosses have revealed that the railway line between Dover and Folkestone - damaged when a sea wall collapsed at Christmas - will not be fully repaired until the end of the year.

It means nine months more travel misery for thousands of commuters - and demands for hefty compensation.

Network Rail's route managing director Alasdair Coates, says the repair job is complex.

You can watch Abigail Bracken's full report by clicking on the link below. Interviewees are: Alasdair Coates, Network Rail; Charlie Elphicke MP, Dover, Con; and David Statham, Managing Director, Southeastern.