More disruption at Calais port

There is further disruption at the Channel Tunnel causing more delays and long traffic lines on the M20 in Kent. The number of migrants attempting to cross into Britain has increased dramatically as people attempt to escape horrific conditions in their home country.

Advice For Travellers

The M20 is closed London-bound from J9 to J8 and closed coast-bound from J8 to J11.

Eurotunnel says its passenger services are running, with a delay of 90 minutes on the UK side and some disruption on the French side.

Freight services have a one-hour delay before check-in on the UK side, with an estimated more than six-hour wait to check-in in France.

P&O ferries and DFDS Seaways say all their services are operating to schedule between Dover and Calais.

The Government is asking travellers to expect disruptions, avoid the problem areas, and find alternative routes.

Those who do attempt to cross the tunnel should keep the windows shut and doors locked on their vehicles because of the high number of migrants on the sides of the roads.

In the event of an emergency on the French side, dial 112.

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