Snow causes major travel disruption in the East

Snow causes major travel disruption in the East

Snow is causing major travel disruption across the East. London Luton Airport is currently closed and there are problems on the roads.

Flights have also been cancelled at Stansted airport in Essex.



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National Rail says heavy snow is also causing disruption to rail routes in East Anglia today.

The following services are currently affected:

Stansted Airport

Owing to points failures at various locations, trains between London Liverpool Street and Hertford East, Stansted Airport and Cambridge are subject to delays, alteration and cancellations.

Trains between Cambridge and Stansted Airport have been suspended and passengers are advised to travel via Bishops Stortford.

There’s also disruption between Kettering andCorby with no services available.

Today’s meeting at Huntingdon Racecourse has also been abandoned because of snow. The races would have included the Betfred Peterborough Chase, the feature race of the year.

“There’s three centimetres of snow on the track that has fallen and it is forecast to continue all morning with freezing temperatures too,” said Clerk of the Course Jack Pryor. “We covered the track, but the snow means we can’t lift those covers and there is always a risk when you do that further snow would just then settle.”

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