Train Hits Truck causing Rush Hour Chaos near Liss

South West Trains services between Haslemere and Havant were cancelled due to obstruction

Due to an obstruction on the line between Haslemere and Petersfield meant all lines were blocked

Rail passengers faced travel chaos on Friday evening when a level crossing incident involving a train and vehicle led to the line between Haslemere and Havant being blocked.

Train services running between Haslemere and Petersfield were cancelled, delayed by up to 60 mins or diverted via Eastleigh.

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Disruption, affecting South West Trains (SWT) services, was predicted to last until the end of the day.

The incident led to a huge disruption for commuters between these areas, many have taken to Twitter.

A statement by SWT said: “Emergency services have been called to an incident involving a train and a road vehicle at Princes Bridge level crossing close to Liss station, however we understand there are no reported injuries to anyone on board the train or in the vehicle involved.

“Response staff and emergency services are taking care of the 20 passengers and staff involved in the incident.

“The lines between are currently blocked between Havant and Haslemere, due to this services will be diverted via Eastleigh.

“We are sorry for any delay to your journey.”