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Snow likely to cause disruption to some transport services on Mon 11th Dec 2017

| December 10, 2017

Snow in High Wycombe. (Archive picture)

The recent snowfall across South Buckinghamshire may possibly cause disruption to some transport services on Monday 11th December 2017.

Black ice and more snow is forecast overnight from Sunday 10th into the early hours of Monday 11th December 2017. Temperatures are expected to fall as low as -4C overnight.

Chiltern Railways are already warning passengers that all services may be disrupted on Monday 11th December 2017 due to the impact of the ongoing weather conditions. Details of Chiltern Railways services disrupted can be found on the Journey Check website.

Gritters from Transport for Buckinghamshire (Tfb) are busy at work clearing the Counties A and B class roads. However other roads may remain untreated leading to possible hazardous driving conditions.

Over the 24 hours to 5.15pm on Sunday 10th December 2017, Transport for Buckinghamshire gritters spread approximately 850 tonnes of salt over 7,000km of road. 65 staff TfB members have been working through the night and all day.

On Sunday 10th December 2017 Transport for Buckinghamshire are planning to do a double gritting run covering all the precautionary routes twice. The first run will commence at 6.00pm then another run will take place at 4.00pm.

The list of roads in Buckinghamshire treated as part of the normal gritting routes can be found here.

Should schools be closed on Monday 11th December 2017 they will appear on the ‘In a Winter Emergency‘ page of the Buckinghamshire County Council website.

Many residents were busy on Sunday 10th December 2017 clearing snow from the pavements outside their homes and on untreated roads. Official advice from the Government for members of the public wishing to clear snow on roads, paths or cycle ways can be found by clicking here.

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