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Brexit unsettles Eurotunnel traffic

Brexit uncertainty took its toll on Eurotunnel’s truck traffic in May, which was down 11% compared to May 2018. Destocking by British businesses in April and May followed stock building in the first three months of the year in preparation for the original departure date from the EU on 29 March. However, after a sharp decline in car production in Britain in April, the recovery of traffic flows related to ... [+]

Record Q3 for Le Shuttle Freight

Le Shuttle Freight said it had its best ever third quarter this year after it equaled last year’s record for the month of September with almost 139,000 trucks transported. Since 1 January, almost 1.26 million trucks have crossed the Channel with Le Shuttle Freight. [+]

Sun shines for Tunnel in February

Channel Tunnel operator Getlink says its Le Shuttle Freight service had its second-best ever February, with 133,287 trucks transported. This was an increase of 5% compared to February 2017, despite the particularly poor weather conditions in the final week. Traffic has increased by 7% since 1 January, with 277,599 trucks ... [+]

Shuttle surges to new record

Le Shuttle Freight traffic rose 10% in January to a new record of 144,272 trucks, said tunnel operator, Getlink. For the first time, Le Shuttle Freight carried more than 7,000 trucks in one day, on 25 January. In January 2018, passenger traffic on Le Shuttle remained stable with 152,068 vehicles carried, ... [+]

Eurotunnel rebrands as Getlink

Groupe Eurotunnel has rebranded itself as Getlink. The new identity comprises four commercial brands – Eurotunnel Le Shuttle and Le Shuttle Freight; private French rail operation Europorte; ElecLink, a planned electrical interconnector between the UK and France; and private European railway training centre, CIFFCO. [+]

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