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    Chaos in Gatwick Airport as Thousands of People Trying to Leave for Bank Holiday

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    The turmoil caused by Southern Rail train maintenance resulted in hourslong queues and overcrowding. Some Britons, leaving to enjoy their sunny Bank Holiday, took to Twitter to manifest their outrage.

    Rail engineering works on the way to a major international airport in southeast England have triggered chaos and overcrowding, as thousands of people were forced to use replacement buses.

    The Southern Rail company has even advised passengers not to travel amid disruptions, which are expected to continue until the end of the day.

    ​"There are currently large queues for the replacement bus services at Gatwick Airport and overcrowding at the station," the company's statement reads.

    According to The Sun, at least 4,000 passengers have been stranded by the situation, yet to be complicated by fights between angry Bank Holiday travelers.

    A lot of people decided to express their outrage on Twitter, accusing Southern Rail of being extremely ineffective.

    Some even were calling the current situation disgraceful.

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