New Measures to Relieve Pressure on Operation Stack

Manston Airfield to be temporarily used to provide additional capacity for cross-Channel freight when Operation Stack is in place. New arrangements to prioritise certain goods across the Channel, including quick to market goods. Manston Airfield will be temporarily used as an alternative for freight traffic while there are ongoing issues with disruption to cross-Channel services,…

More water, more meals, less Stack

A further 5,000 two-litre bottles of water will be handed out to truckers stuck in Operation Stack today (July 3). Kent County Council, alongside its partner agencies, will also be handing out 500 meals. Phase 3 of Op Stack was stood down today meaning the London bound carriageway of the M20 is now open. The…

Op Stack: Day 4

Kent County Council, with the help of partner agencies, have now delivered more than 13,000 bottles of water and 6,000 meals to lorry drivers caught up in Operation Stack. Another 5,000 bottles and 500 meals are due to be handed out this morning. While KCC staff led the collection of provisions, Kent Police and Kent…

Op Stack: Day 3, Phase 4

Kent’s emergency and health services are continuing to work together to assist drivers caught up in Operation Stack on the M20. Following consultation with partner agencies, Kent Police is in the process of implementing phase 4 of Op Stack which will run between junctions 8 and 11 coastbound. It is effectively an extension of phase…