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Disruption on All South Eastern Services

As predicted, the world has come to a stop. While my part of Thanet at least, is without snow, Chatham and Rochester are giving a good impression of the Swiss Alps on the BBC's weather bulletin and the trains are "Subject to disruption and delay between here and London. This has forced me to cancel my meeting in the city this morning, as there is no guarantee that I'll get there in time.


Landing at Rochester may be a little tricky today!

Just to add a little extra touch to the problem of getting to London, the M2 southbound is apparently closed at Faversham due to an accident involving a jack-knifed lorry.

In Thanet, we are only seventy miles from the centre of London and yet we might as well be in the deepest reaches of Siberia but for the fact that there, it has to be below -30 degress centrigrade to have any impact on their limited public transport system.

We might have Broadband but in contrast with our European neighbours, the first sight of snow is enough to bring the country to a standstill.

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