Oh deer! Train delays because of animals on the line

Oh deer! Train delays because of animals on the line

Oh deer! Train delays because of animals on the line

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Train services have been disrupted this morning after deer got onto the railway line.

Southern Rail have reported this morning minor delays to services in West Sussex this morning after deer got onto the line at Bosham.

The 5.33am Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton struck a deer in the Bosham area and the train was delayed by approximately 13 minutes as a result of the incident.

Sadly the deer was killed in the incident although no-one was injured and there was no damage to the train. 

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8:43am Tue 22 Jul 14

Jamesthegill says...

The buck stops with Southern, clearly.
The buck stops with Southern, clearly. Jamesthegill
  • Score: 1

10:23am Tue 22 Jul 14

Juleyanne says...

Hopefully this means none of the deer were hurt or killed? Argus did not make this clear. Fingers crossed the deer are ok.
Hopefully this means none of the deer were hurt or killed? Argus did not make this clear. Fingers crossed the deer are ok. Juleyanne
  • Score: -2

2:42pm Tue 22 Jul 14

Tallywhacker says...

Deer dead as a doe doe.
Deer dead as a doe doe. Tallywhacker
  • Score: 1

2:47pm Tue 22 Jul 14

P.Dant says...

It would be easier to report the things that haven`t delayed a Southern Rail train.
It would be easier to report the things that haven`t delayed a Southern Rail train. P.Dant
  • Score: 2

3:05pm Tue 22 Jul 14

We love Red Billy says...

Must have been caught on the horns of a dilemma. RIP deer.
Must have been caught on the horns of a dilemma. RIP deer. We love Red Billy
  • Score: -1

5:01pm Tue 22 Jul 14

stevo!! says...

Jamesthegill wrote:
The buck stops with Southern, clearly.
More like Southern stops with buck ;-)
[quote][p][bold]Jamesthegill[/bold] wrote: The buck stops with Southern, clearly.[/p][/quote]More like Southern stops with buck ;-) stevo!!
  • Score: 0

10:00pm Tue 22 Jul 14

JeevesMcMontague says...

any excuse..
any excuse.. JeevesMcMontague
  • Score: 0

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