Railway closed between Horsham and Dorking: Network Rail issue update

Network Rail has issued an update after suddenly closing all railway lines between Horsham and Dorking.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 2:50 pm

In a statement on Twitter, the rail firm said the line closure was due to a landslip near Ockley.

A spokesman added: “We have a geotechnical engineer on their way but as yet, no estimate for reopening either line.

“Please check with @SouthernRailUK for travel information.”

The landslip has closed all lines between Horsham and Dorking. Photo courtesy of Network Rail

A spokesman for Southern Rail said: “Ticket acceptance is in place to help you on your journey this afternoon:

“Metrobus route 93 between Dorking, Holmwood Park, Warnham and Horsham

“Great Western Railway between Dorking Deepdene and Redhill”

After Dorking, Holmwood, Ockley and Warnham will not be served with trains unable to run between Dorking and Horsham, he added.

The lines have been closed until further notice. Photo courtesy of Network Rail.

The spokesman said: “We are in the process of arranging replacement buses.”

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