The number of trucks crossing the English Channel via Eurotunnel’s Truck Shuttle service fell by over 100,000 last year, the cross-channel tunnel operator has confirmed. In 2013, 1.36 million trucks used the service – down 7% on the 1.46m recorded the previous year. Explaining the figure, Eurotunnel said truck shuttle traffic had been boosted in 2012 by the demise of ferry operator Seafrance and by additional traffic generated by the London Olympic Games. It added that the truck shuttle’s total […]
The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack.
International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme.
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.