Home   Kent   News   Article

Delays at Dartford Crossing due to strong wind

By KentOnline reporter

There were travel delays this morning after Kent was battered by Storm Aileen overnight. 

Two lanes were closed on the QE2 bridge heading into Kent from Essex although they reopened just after 6.30am.

There were also delays of up to two hours on DFDS Seaways and P&O ferry services between Dover and Calais due to high winds.

The QE II Bridge at Dartford

The QE II Bridge at Dartford

Elsewhere, Southern train services were suspended between Redhill and Tonbridge due to a fallen tree. The line has since reopened.

Dover's coastguard confirmed wind speeds reached 63mph along the coast overnight.

A severe weather warning was in place until 10am.

Listen to kmfm for regular travel updates.

Join the debate...
Comments |

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More