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Big freeze seizes transport links

December 22 2009

Big freeze seizes transport links
Snow and ice have been contributing to traffic chaos across the country with the Met Office issuing warnings of heavy snowfall in Aberdeenshire, Lothian & Borders, Strathclyde and Dumfries & Galloway.

Grampian in particular has become something of a snow go zone with a deluge of the white stuff causing traffic “mayhem”.

Widespread disruption to airports, including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Heathrow has also caused travel misery, compounding an ongoing limited service from Eurostar.

Over a 100 shoppers in a John Lewis store in Buckinghamshire were left to sleep overnight in the shops bed department as

The annual chaos raises questions once again as to whether Britain should be investing more in technologies to alleviate the impact of snow.

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