Sussex travel report: railway workers on strike again with major disruption; A27 remains closed after a serious incident; Eastbourne Airbourne traffic warning; fuel spill after collision with truck

There was a major emergency response to the incident on the A27 Lyminster Road around 7am.

Police are diverting traffic via the A259 with heavy westbound traffic from the A280 (Angmering/Clapham Junction) to the A284 (Crossbush Junction). Delays are also increasing on the A27 Arundel Bypass, eastbound.

Accident investigation work is reportedly ongoing.

In Angmering, a lorry was reportedly involved in a collision, resulting in a fuel spill.

Water Lane is said to be partially blocked resulting in heavy two-way traffic around Weavers Hill.

Delays were reported on A259 New Road, westbound between Highdown Close and B2140 Station Road.

There has been a major emergency response following an incident on the A27 near Arundel. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

At Lancing there are minor delays on the A27 Upper Brighton Road eastbound.

In Southwater, a broken down vehicle is reported on the A24 near Mill Straight.

In Chichester, there would be increasing delays on the Whyke roundabout, eastbound between the A27 Chichester bypass and the Bognor Bridge roundabout.

After the first day of action on Thursday August 18, RMT members of Network Rail and UK train operators are on strike again on Saturday.

This morning traffic is queuing on the A27 westbound towards Stone Cross roundabout and on the A22 southbound.

Delays are said to be increasing on A2270 Eastbourne Road, southbound between High Street and Eastbourne Road.

At Lewes, delays would increase on the eastbound A27.

Meanwhile, the railway workers are going on strike again today.

After the first day of action on Thursday 18th August, RMT members of Network Rail and UK train operators are on strike again today.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), which operates Southern, Gatwick Express and Thameslink services, has warned that trains will start late (7.30am or later) and finish earlier (4.30pm to 6.30pm), with no further travel available.

People are being asked to only travel ‘if your trip is absolutely necessary’. They are also asked to delay their trip until later in the morning after the scheduled strike days. Click here to read more

A Southern spokesperson said this morning: ‘Services will end much earlier than usual today

“These trains are expected to be extremely busy. If you must travel, we strongly advise you to travel earlier.

The last train to Sussex will be the Brighton to Hove service at 6.09pm.

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