In the north it is still slippery. In parts of Lower Saxony there is black ice and freezing rain. The weather conditions lead to failures and delays on buses and trains and to accidents on roads.
The Autobahn 1 between Oyten (Verden district) and the Bremer Kreuz has been released again, reports the traffic management center. In the morning a truck had an accident on the slippery slope.
The recovery turned out to be difficult. Other accidents occurred in the backwater, reports NDR 1 Lower Saxony.
The districts of Gifhorn, Peine and Holzminden suspended classroom teaching on Tuesday due to black ice.
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Regional trains partially cease operations
The weather also disrupts local public transport in parts of the country.
The light rail traffic in Hanover is further restricted by frost damage.
The re are also problems in S-Bahn traffic. Today there are no trains on the express route Seelze-Hannover-Hameln.
The S-Bahn line 6 between Celle and Hanover has ceased operations until tomorrow night.
The re are also failures with the metronome on the route between Lüneburg and Hamburg and with the operator Erixx. “Some of the traffic is extremely unstable.
The main reasons for this are switch faults and faults at level crossings,” said an Erixx spokesman. In the Gifhorn district, there are currently no buses due to the ice.
Train travelers should inform themselves before departure
Commuters and travelers should still find out about the traffic situation on the internet before starting their journey. Information on current train connections is available on the company’s service pages:
Ice accidents – one dead
Several vehicles spun on the A7 between Northeim and Seesen on Monday evening, causing sheet metal damage.
The police counted ten accidents with 16 vehicles involved. Two people were easily injured. A man was slightly injured on the A36 near Wolfenbüttel after his car crashed into a transverse van. Several vehicles also came off the lanes near Oldenburg. A car overturned on the A27 near Cuxhaven, and the Weser tunnel on the B437 was closed. A 54-year-old man died on Monday afternoon on federal highway 71 between Hemslingen and Brockel (Rotenburg district). According to the police, a 29-year-old had got into the oncoming lane when freezing rain started and collided with the man’s car.
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Also fresh snow in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
On Tuesday morning it was slippery in large parts of northern Germany, as temperatures almost everywhere in the north sank below freezing point. After heavy snowfall is in Hamburg the winter service of the city cleaning in large-scale operation. Several centimeters of fresh snow have hindered road and rail traffic since yesterday evening. Fresh snow also affects traffic in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
The re have been some accidents. According to the police, there have been more than 40 accidents nationwide in Schleswig-Holstein. Trucks stood across the freeway. In Lübeck and Kiel bus traffic was temporarily suspended on Monday evening – it is running again.
Up to 20 centimeters of fresh snow and the onset of thaw in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
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Snowfall and slippery roads made for difficult road conditions in the morning.
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Several Elbe and island ferries cease operations
The change in weather also affects ferry traffic: Inland, the Elbe ferry in Bleckede (Lüneburg district) has ceased operations until further notice due to the ice drift.
The connections to several East Frisian Islands are also hampered by ice and low water.
The ferries from the mainland to Wangerooge and Juist will remain in the ports for the time being, as the responsible ferry companies announced. Between Neuharlingersiel and Spiekeroog, where ferry traffic has also been interrupted since the weekend, ships are to start operating today – albeit with delayed departure times.
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