Person hit by train between Eastbourne and Lewes

If you were wondering why there was so much upheaval on the Eastbourne to Lewes line on Saturday 14th it was because a 63 year old woman died after being hit by a train in the Firle area.

Paramedics attended and the 63-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A British Ttransport Police spokesman said : “The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Southern Rail confirmed that lines between Eastbourne and Lewes were blocked following the incident.