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How weather affects the railway

Find out why bad weather can cause delays on Gatwick Express trains and see the steps we take to minimise potential disruptions.

Seasonal weather can have an unwanted effect on Network Rail’s tracks and electrical power equipment causing delays and disruption to your service.

Whether it’s the cold, icy and snowy conditions in the Winter, large amounts of leaf fall within the Autumn, or even the hot temperatures in summer, they can all have a significant impact on the railway infrastructure.

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Press on the boxes below to see how the railway can be affected.

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