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'We will not allow Kent to be gridlocked after Brexit'

'We will not allow Kent to be gridlocked after Brexit'

16 March 2018

The transport secretary has vowed to keep Kent's roads moving following concerns raised on Question Time the county would be gridlocked after Brexit.

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Publican stranded in snow by Ryanair

Publican stranded in snow by Ryanair

16 March 2018

A pub landlord from has told of his nightmare 16-hour bus ride after budget airline Ryanair dropped him 500 miles from his destination.

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Lorry park turns away 500 vehicles a week

Lorry park turns away 500 vehicles a week

16 March 2018

A truckstop is turning away 500 vehicles each week and has hired five staff to deal with demand.

Extra £2m to tackle backlog of pothole repairs

Extra £2m to tackle backlog of pothole repairs

15 March 2018

An extra £2 million has been found to tackle a huge backlog in pothole repairs, amid mounting criticism of the state of Kent's roads.

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Kent sees surge in electric cars

Kent sees surge in electric cars

15 March 2018

Are there enough charging points in Kent to power the growing number of electric cars... and would you own an eco vehicle?

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Deadline looms for Kent's rail bidders

Deadline looms for Kent's rail bidders

14 March 2018

Companies hoping to take over Kent's rail services at the end of the year have until the end of today to submit their bids.

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Council u-turn on bus cuts

Council u-turn on bus cuts

14 March 2018

Kent County Council has halted plans to cut dozens of bus routes that would have saved the authority £4m over two years.

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Traffic schemes to receive £1m

Traffic schemes to receive £1m

12 March 2018

A series of measures to cut congestion at key hotspots in Kent are to receive a cash boost.

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Lorry and car smash sparks motorway delays

Lorry and car smash sparks motorway delays

11 March 2018

A crash between a lorry and a car on a motorway today is causing delays.

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Video: Hundreds of potholes found in one day

Video: Hundreds of potholes found in one day

06 March 2018

A bid to plot every single pothole across thousands of miles in Kent unearthed 200 of the potential hazards in the first day.

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Boosted compensation for passengers stuck in snow

Boosted compensation for passengers stuck in snow

06 March 2018

Southeastern is to increase the compensation it pays out for delays - after services were disrupted and dozens of stations shut in the snow.

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VIDEO: Teens caught running across live track

VIDEO: Teens caught running across live track

06 March 2018

Teenagers have been caught on camera playing on a live train line by a shocked onlooker in footage Network Rail has branded "disturbing".

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Southeastern launches free wi-fi for passengers

Southeastern launches free wi-fi for passengers

06 March 2018

It might not exactly be on time... but the roll-out of free wi-fi across Southeastern's network has started.

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Italian group buys into Channel Tunnel

Italian group buys into Channel Tunnel

05 March 2018

An Italian infrastructure business has bought a 15% stake in the operator of Eurotunnel for more than €1 billion.

Trains back to normal - but with fewer carriages

Trains back to normal - but with fewer carriages

05 March 2018

Rail services have returned to normal following a week of travel chaos - but some trains will be formed of fewer carriages due to snow and ice damage.

Passengers stuck on freezing train

Passengers stuck on freezing train

02 March 2018

Passengers on an early morning train got stuck for up to six hours after it came to a halt near Rainham Railway Station.

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Several crashes closes key road

Several crashes closes key road

02 March 2018

The weather is causing driver hell as police close a road following several crashes with at least three reported injuries.

Kent braced for more snow

Kent braced for more snow

02 March 2018

Commuters are being warned about travelling long distances as the county is set to experience a fresh burst of wintry conditions.

Fire on busy train

Fire on busy train

01 March 2018

Firefighters and police were called to a railway station after a fire caused a train to be evacuated.

Dartford tunnel reopens after icicles cleared

Dartford tunnel reopens after icicles cleared

01 March 2018

Engineers closed one of the Dartford tunnels so icicles could be removed from the entrance.

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