Train problems due to engineering works are causing long delays at Gatwick Airport today. The engineering works are between Gatwick and Brighton, which is having a knock on effect for trains between Gatwick and London.
Update from Southern Rail
⚠ #SNUpdates – Due to overcrowding at Gatwick Airport station, services between London and Gatwick are subject to disruption.
Please allow an extra 2 hours to complete your journey or consider an alternative route.
Tickets accepted on South Eastern and South Western Railway
— Southern (@SouthernRailUK) May 6, 2018
News from travellers at Gatwick…
Absolute chaos and fights @Gatwick_Airport trying to get rail replacement to Brighton @SouthernRailUK sort it out! A few workers trying to manage hundreds of people. My mum had to step in and help with crowd control 😡#dangerous #stampede #bankholidayweeked pic.twitter.com/9Njycms1ul
— A I M I E A (@Aimieatkinson) May 6, 2018
Absolute carnage at Gatwick with rail replacement buses! No organisation, complete free for all disaster. ?good timing for engineering work on a bank holiday weekend??!!! @SouthernRailUK @Gatwick_Airport @GatwickExpress pic.twitter.com/U9mneU8N7i
— Rebecca (@rebeccamallick) May 6, 2018