Basingstoke: Train delays after security alert at station

A security alert has led to delays for rail travellers through Basingstoke.

The station was closed and trains stopped after a package was found at the station shortly after 08:15 BST.

British Transport Police (BTP) said its specialist officers had since declared the item at the station to be non-suspicious.

South Western Railway (SWR) said trains running through the station may be cancelled, delayed or revised, with disruption expected until 14:00.

The train firm said passengers affected could use their tickets on other services including GWR, CrossCountry and Southern.

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