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Strikes and Brexit take their toll on tunnel freight

[ January 14, 2020   //   ]

Eurotunnel freight traffic was down 7% in December 2019, at 121,939 vehicles, compared with the same month last year and 6% down for the year as a whole (1.6 million). Owner Getlink blamed the difficult economic and political context, including the French Customs officers’ strike, uncertainty over Brexit and the decline in the car market.