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Chunnel Has 12 Percent of Dover-Calais Freight Traffic

October 10, 1994

LONDON (AP) _ Eurotunnel PLC said Monday that its four-month-old Le Shuttle freight service has captured 12 percent of current Dover-Calais ferry traffic.

Christian Zbylut, director of freight for Eurotunnel, said Le Shuttle was carrying around 350 trucks a day at the end of last week

Eurotunnel is the British-French company that owns and operates the tunnel linking Britain and France under the English Channel.

The company said it offers 34 departures a day in each direction. By the beginning of December, Eurotunnel hopes to offer 50 departures daily.

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