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Travelling south from Three Bridges station tonight? All lines closed from 10pm

More disruption for travellers as buses replace trains.

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If you are wanting to travel southbound from Three Bridges tonight then be aware that due to engineering work taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton all lines are being closed from 10pm this evening (13th March).

This means anyone wish to go to or from one of the following stations will have to use a replacement bus service:

Three Bridges
Balcombe
Haywards Heath
Wivelsfield
Burgess Hill
Hassocks
Preston Park
Brighton
Hove
Portslade
Southwick
Shoreham-by-Sea
Lancing
Worthing

Anyone travelling from London Victoria will need to catch the 21:17 in order to get the last train to Bognor Regis.

In addition some trains are being diverted via Lewes / Horsham OR Southern say they are terminating short of their destinations.

The engineering work will not be completed this evening and more work is planned for Thurs 15th March.

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Crawley Council Leader agrees to meet with opposition party to resolve towns leadership situation

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The leader of Crawley Borough Council, Peter Lamb, has agreed to meet with the towns opposition party, the Conservatives after an invite was extended in response the Mr Lambs call for a motion of no confidence.

In what has been a very tense time across the town politically for the past week, with two Councillors leaving the Labour party resulting in the party have a minority council, another step forward has been made for the council to come to an agreement of how it will continue for the rest of the year.

In a letter replying to Conservative Leader Duncan Crow, Peter Lamb says:

“We belong to different parties of very different beliefs, beliefs which in any ordinary circumstances would make joint-working impossible… However, current circumstances are far from ordinary…Recent events mean that no such majority exists.

We owe it to the town to resolve the current impasse. Consequently the Labour Group has asked that I take up your offer of talks to see what, if any, agreement can be reached.”

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