SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT BE BETTER PREPARED FOR THE SEVERE WEATHER?

JENNIFER DEVLIN | RSA GROUP
JENNIFER DEVLIN | RSA GROUP“Yes, most definitely. I feel they could have spent more money and have done more about the whole country, not just London, especially when it comes to trains.”

JOHN HEAGREN | TPD ASSOCIATES
“Not really, between now and the last time of the snow, they couldn’t have. However, it will be interesting to see how they cope if the same happens next year.”

PATRICK GILHAM | HOWDEN
“Undoubtedly! The country is in chaos and we have our main airport running with only one runway, even after the second bout of snow.”

TRANSPORT | TUESDAY SERVICES ON TRAINS AND PLANES
Heathrow Airport
Running a reduced service until at least 6am on Wednesday. Passengers should not travel to the airport unless they have confirmation from their airline that their flight is taking place.

Gatwick Airport
No departures until at least 6am this morning, with knock-on delays likely. Check with your airline and on Gatwick’s Twitter feed before travelling to the airport.

Stansted Airport
Running a normal service, but check with airline before travelling.

London City Airport
Runway should be open but delays are expected.

Eurostar
Running around 80 per cent of scheduled trains. Only those with bookings should try to travel, and should expect queues.

Southern Rail
The operator hopes to run a normal timetable in London tomorrow, though a reduced service will run in Sussex.

National Express East Anglia
Cancellations and delays are expected on some lines – check before travelling.

Southeastern
The operator is confident about running a normal timetable on Tuesday.

First Capital Connect
Thameslink trains through Bedford and Brighton will run on a reduced timetable.