Hamburg-Berlin Klassik

Last updated: 18:00BST.

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TODAY: checking out the scenic roads of northern Germany on the Hamburg-Berlin Klassik.

Calais likely busy again today, passengers advised to arrive well ahead of departure (90min delays reported at 18:00). Continuing threat from volcano eruption in Iceland. Final day of first phase of major road works on the A16 Calais-Dunkirk, see below.

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CHANNEL DELAYSP&O Dover-Calais delays up to 50mins.

WEATHER ALERT: Amber alert high temperatures Montenegro.

WEATHER: thundery Alps. Rain Germany. Hot Spain and Portugal.

GOTTHARD TUNNEL: queue northbound still 6km, delay 65mins; southbound down to 1km, 10mins.

MONT BLANC TUNNEL: delay Italy side down to 60mins.

MAJOR ROAD WORKS: A16 both ways Calais-Dunkirk, 20min delay westbound; 5mins eastbound, see more.

MAJOR TRAFFIC DELAYS: A10 northbound into Paris, accident, delay 1h10. A7 northbound Avignon-Lyon, total delay still 1h30 (at Orange and Lyon). A55 southbound into Marseille, delay 1h20, no cause given.

E42 eastbound at Namur, road works, breakdown, accident, delay 55mins.

A8 westbound Saarbrucken-Luxembourg, closed at Merzig, road works, delay 45mins. A14 southbound to Leipzig, lane closed at Halle delay 1h25. A61 northbound from Ludwigshafen, narrow lanes at Worms delay still 1h10.

Earlier: now no delay A73 at Roermond, A7 northbound from Hamburg. A7 both ways Hannover-Hamburg, road works, delay down to 20mins each way. A8 westbound to Munich, earlier accident lane blocked at Grabenstatt delay down to 20mins.

See Travel/Traffic/Weather for more.

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Schwerin: a stop on the Hamburg-Berlin Klassik, on the scenic roads of northern Germany. More later.

Schwerin: a stop on the Hamburg-Berlin Klassik, on the scenic roads of northern Germany. More later.

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GIBRALTAR FRONTIER WATCH: quiet overnight. Delay 1h15 at 14:30, quiet since.

CALAIS MIGRANT CRISIS PETITION: 3,272 signatures since 15.7. See @Justice4Trucker. 

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