Portslade level crossing gates stuck for an hour

The railway line crosses Station Road, Portslade
The railway line crosses Station Road, Portslade

The level crossing in Portslade has been stuck for at least an hour.

Traffic has been building up on Station Road and Carlton Terrace next to Portslade railway station due to the level crossing gates being stuck in the down position.

According to Sussex Police, the incident was first reported to them at around 6.40pm.

A police spokesman said that Network Rail was dealing with the problem now and that it should be fixed soon.