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Record breaking summer figures for Eurotunnel

13 September 2017/Categories: CILT, Industry News, Logistics & Supply Chain, Freight Forwarding, Ports, Maritime & Waterways, Rail



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In August 2017, Le Shuttle Freight transported 127,729 trucks, an increase of 1% compared to the month of August 2016, setting a new historic record for a month of August. Since 1 January 2017, Le Shuttle Freight has transported more than 1,080,000 trucks.

Passenger vehicle traffic increased by 3% compared to the month of August 2016, with 361,902 vehicles transported, closing a Summer 2017 during which Eurotunnel set new traffic records for Le Shuttle Passenger service with almost 564,000 vehicles carried over the period from 17 July to 3 September. Since 1 January 2017, Le Shuttle Passenger traffic has decreased slightly with 1,832,356 vehicles transported.

The traffic figures for September 2017 will be published on Wednesday 11 October 2017, before markets open.

 

Aug-17

Aug-16

Change

Jan-Aug 2017

Jan-Aug 2016

Change

Truck Shuttles

Trucks

127,729

126,769

+1%

1,087,169

1,093,466

-1%

Passenger Shuttles

Passenger vehicles*

361,902

351,285

+3%

1,832,356

1,864,278

-2%

*Includes cars, motorcycles, vehicles with trailers, caravans, camper vans and coaches.


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