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Eurotunnel smashes June record for freight traffic

By Chris Britcher

Eurotunnel says it recorded the highest freight traffic in its history for June on its Le Shuttle service.

It delivers back-to-back record-breaking traffic after bumper May figures.

It saw 142,016 trucks transported last month - beating the previous record established in June 2016.

Eurotunnel terminal in Cheriton
Eurotunnel terminal in Cheriton

It has contributed to a record first half of the year, transporting 845,000 trucks since January 1.

Le Shuttle passenger traffic in June increased 4% compared to June 2017 with 239,935 passenger vehicles transported.

Since the start of January 2018, nearly 1.2 million passenger vehicles have crossed with Le Shuttle.

Eurotunnel operates freight and passenger services between Cheriton and Coquelles
Eurotunnel operates freight and passenger services between Cheriton and Coquelles

The group’s half-year results will be published on Wednesday July 25.

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