Hampden Park level crossing became stuck due to a fault

Hampden Park level crossing was stuck shut due to a fault preventing the barrier from working.

Thursday, 23rd February 2017, 11:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 12:36 pm
Road closure at Hampden Park level crossing SUS-170223-113612001

The barrier went down at 10.25 and was stuck for nearly an hour.

A Network Rail spokesperson said, “Public safety is our priority, so the barriers are being held in the down position until the fault is fixed.

“Engineers were working to fix the problem.”

During the closure, Sussex Police diverted traffic and pedestrians via alternative routes.

The Network Rail spokesperson added, “We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.”