Trespass incident causing severe delays on Gravesend to Stratford International high-speed service

PUBLISHED: 14:08 19 June 2013 | UPDATED: 14:30 19 June 2013

The high-speed railway line between Stratford International and Gravesend is experiencing severe delays due to someone trespassing on the tracks.

Southeastern said the delays are because of a “trespass incident” near Ebbsfleet International this afternoon and although services resumed at around 1.30pm, they are dealing with a significant backlog.

British Transport Police and Kent Police officers are understood to be at the scene.

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