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Landslip could close Kent rail line for “several days”

Rail operator Southeastern has said that rail services between Robertsbridge and Tunbridge Wells could be affected for several days following a landslip at Wadhurst yesterday.

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Network Rail South East has said that it is waiting for the ground movement to stop before undertaking an assessment of the landslip.

Fallen trees on the embankment were first reported in the early hours of Wednesday but inspection of the site revealed that a slope failure was the cause rather than high winds from Storm Gareth.

Network Rail South East has said that it is waiting for the ground movement to stop before undertaking an assessment of the landslip.

In a tweet, Network Rail said that the images of the slope failure may not look that bad bus that the ground movement re-started when work to clear debris was undertaken.

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