Trains cannot run between Lewes and Eastbourne following the incident this afternoon.
A Southern Rail spokesman said disruption is expected to continue until 4pm.
The A27 at Folkington is partially blocked due to the emergency services dealing with the incident.
“It is with great sadness that we report a person has been hit by a train between Lewes and Eastbourne,” the spokesman said.
“All lines are blocked between these stations whilst the emergency services work to deal with this incident.
“If you’re currently on a train that has been at a stand for some time, please remain on board and listen to announcements for the latest updates.
“If you haven’t started your journey, we advise delaying your travels until later this afternoon if possible.”
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This notice was published: 2023-08-30 13:34:00