Traffic jams total 955 kilometres during Tuesday evening rush hour

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Tuesday evening’s rush hour was the most congested so far this year, with jams stretching a total of 955 kilometres, broadcaster NOS said.

The situation on the A2, A12 and A27 was particularly bad, but there were also long jams on regional roads, due in part to very heavy rain in the south of the country.

The longest jam recorded in the Netherlands was in October 2016 when the total reached 1,016 kilometres, the first time the 1,000 kilometre barrier had been broken.

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