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Train station reopens following 'violent incident'

Train station reopens following 'violent incident'

29 December 2020

One person has been arrested and two injured following a violent incident at a town train station.

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Staggering numbers behind lorry clearance revealed

Staggering numbers behind lorry clearance revealed

29 December 2020

More than 25,000 Covid tests were carried and some 14,000 lorries were moved on as part of a mammoth challenge to get HGV drivers out of the country.

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'Life-saving' smart motorway devices to be installed

'Life-saving' smart motorway devices to be installed

29 December 2020

Highways bosses plan to begin installing devices which detect when a vehicle has stopped on a smart motorway in early January.

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Relief as all M20 slip roads reopen

Relief as all M20 slip roads reopen

29 December 2020

Drivers who called on highways bosses to reopen slip roads leading onto the M20 are breathing a sigh of relief after their wish was granted.

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M20 contraflow fully reopens as backlog eases

M20 contraflow fully reopens as backlog eases

28 December 2020

Motorists can now use the M20 in both directions on a 15-mile stretch due to the full reopening of a 50mph contraflow system.

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More than 4,500 lorries have left Kent

More than 4,500 lorries have left Kent

25 December 2020

More than 10,000 coronavirus tests have now been carried out on lorry drivers stranded in Kent, with only 24 testing positive.

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Traffic 'bedlam' as lorries fill A20

Traffic 'bedlam' as lorries fill A20

23 December 2020

The A20 has been described as an "absolute nightmare" as lorries queue for miles.

'We are unable to operate'

'We are unable to operate'

23 December 2020

Roads in Kent are at a complete standstill this morning following three days of chaos at the ports.

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Op Brock in place on M20

Op Brock in place on M20

22 December 2020

The Operation Brock moveable barrier is in place on the M20.

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Tram link across Thames 'will be a win-win'

Tram link across Thames 'will be a win-win'

21 December 2020

A proposal to connect parts of Kent to Essex via a tram link across the River Thames has been backed by multiple organisations.

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Funding plea as fourth day of chaos hits roads

Funding plea as fourth day of chaos hits roads

18 December 2020

A ports boss has pleaded for millions more in funding as Kent's roads are thrown into chaos again.

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Traffic chaos as ports face delays

Traffic chaos as ports face delays

17 December 2020

Drivers attempting to cross the Channel are experiencing long delays once again.

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Flexible train fares set to launch

Flexible train fares set to launch

16 December 2020

Commuters could be given the chance to pay affordable fares for their train journeys - but not until the end of next year.

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Delays again as lorries queue

Delays again as lorries queue

16 December 2020

More delays are being experienced in Kent as lorries stack up due to freight delays.

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'Don't blame lorry drivers, blame the government'

'Don't blame lorry drivers, blame the government'

16 December 2020

From late-night noise to parking in and using lay-bys as loos, residents are fed up with HGV drivers - but is it their fault?

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Trains halted after fire breaks out by track

Trains halted after fire breaks out by track

15 December 2020

A blaze by a railway line has left train services unable to run.

Revised Lower Thames Crossing bid expected around Easter

Revised Lower Thames Crossing bid expected around Easter

14 December 2020

Councillors have been told a revised bid for a multi-billion pound tunnel linking Kent to Essex is expected around April next year.

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Mystery of motorhome left in layby for months

Mystery of motorhome left in layby for months

12 December 2020

Police have been contacted about a mysterious motorhome which has been left on a main road outside a luxury hotel for months.

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Kent's looming Brexit nightmare

Kent's looming Brexit nightmare

12 December 2020

From supply chain chaos to breakdowns galore, we look at the impact of congested roads on Kent's businesses after the UK leaves the EU.

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What does a no-deal Brexit mean for Kent?

What does a no-deal Brexit mean for Kent?

11 December 2020

After the Prime Minister said a no-deal Brexit is 'very very likely', we look at what that means for Kent.

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