Published: 17:00, 07 July 2014 |
Updated: 17:29, 07 July 2014
He missed a meeting in Paris and, speaking at 2pm, had no idea when he would be able to get home.
Mr Tait said: "It was about 9.30am before we got put into the joining tunnel and we were told then we would have to wait for another train to come.
"We're waiting for the car to come through and then we're expecting it to be total chaos because we'll have to find the car.
"And then we've got to work out a way back - I suspect we'll be coming back by boat."
A spokesman said: "We would advise passengers who have not booked not to travel on the service today. This is going to cause delays throughout the day."
The train broke down about eight miles from the Kent coast into the 30-mile long tunnel.
The Port of Dover said it is looking to maximise capacity for extra traffic as Eurotunnel passengers seek alternative routes.
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