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Normal Gatwick rail services resume after flooding

Workmen at the scene near South Croydon station
Image caption Mud and debris cascaded down the embankment near South Croydon station

Trains are running normally between London and Gatwick Airport after flooded tracks disrupted services.

Many services were cancelled after a water main burst near South Croydon station in south London, on Monday afternoon, causing a landslip.

The Gatwick Express, Southern and First Capital Connect services were affected and South Croydon and Purley Oaks stations were closed.

But a regular timetable in now running and all stations have reopened.

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