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Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 March, 2005, 17:29 GMT
Police implement Operation Stack
Operation Stack on the snowy M20
Operation Stack has been brought in several times in 2005
An operation which sees the M20 motorway in Kent turned into a lorry park has been implemented again due to cross-Channel ferry chaos.

Kent Police implemented the operation, closing the road between junctions 11 and 12 southbound, after a backlog of freight heading to the Channel Tunnel.

The lorries were diverting there as the Port of Dover filled up due to on-going berthing problems in Calais.

Several berths are still closed after a walkway collapsed last month.

Since January this year, Kent Police has had to implement Operation Stack several times because of backlogs of freight traffic attempting to cross the Channel.




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