Chunnel Has 12 Percent of Dover-Calais Freight Traffic
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.