COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: 8ft icicle removed from Sussex railway tunnel

Picture supplied by Patrick on twitter @BlackjackFit
Picture supplied by Patrick on twitter @BlackjackFit

An 8ft icicle in a railway tunnel which caused problems for Sussex commuters yesterday has been removed.

A spokesman for Southern confirmed to our sister paper Mid Sussex Times this morning that the icicle in Balcombe tunnel had been removed overnight.

Services were running at a reduced speed due to the enormous icicle, and trains were reportedly affected between Brighton and Gatwick.

Read our original story here.

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Picture supplied by Patrick on twitter @BlackjackFit

Picture supplied by Patrick on twitter @BlackjackFit