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 […]
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
Eurotunnel’s Le Shuttle Freight service set an all-time record for daily traffic last week.
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.