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Delays on M20 slip road at Channel Tunnel near Folkestone after Eurotunnel train breaks down

06 February 2014
by KentOnline reporter

Queues have been building on the M20 near Folkestone today after a train broke down in the Channel Tunnel.

The exit slip road on the motorway at junction 11 earlier had to be closed because of lorries waiting to get to France from Kent.

Passenger and freight services began getting back to normal this morning after the Eurotunnel service was moved.

Lorries queuing on the M20 near the Channel Tunnel. Picture Highways Agency

Lorries queuing on the M20 near the Channel Tunnel. Picture: Highways Agency

Delays built on the M20 from the early hours. Picture Highways Agency

Delays built on the M20 from the early hours. Picture: Highways Agency

However, motorists will still experiencing delays of and hour-and-a-half before check-in after the breakdown last night.

There was a further wait of an hour at the terminal for freight services.

This has led to traffic queuing on the hard shoulder of the M20.

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