Trains disrupted as heavy snow falls across East Kent
Snow falling at Whitfield.
Photo by Paul Amos.
Train services to and from Dover Priory are returning to normal
this afternoon after being disrupted following heavy falls of snow
across the area this morning.
One train heading for Dover wa reported to be stuck at
Bekesbourne and another which left Dover was delayed at
Other services were cancelled and replacement buses were brought
in to cover some routes.
Some trains had fewer carriages than usual.
A spokesman for SouthEastern said valid tickets were being
accepted on High Speed services from any reasonable route.
Replacment buses were operating from Ashford International,
Maidstone East, Ramsgate, Dover Priory and Faversham.
National Express said their coaches were running
but might also be subject to delays.
Motoring organisations are advising drivers to allow extra time
for their journeys and to take care on the slippery roads.
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