Channel Tunnel freight traffic shows subtle recovery
Freight traffic through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France is recovering; gradually, but faster than passenger traffic. Le Shuttle Freight, the truck-on-rail service of operator Getlink, says its May figures show improvement of 25 per cent on the corresponding month last year. Nearly 113,000 trucks were carried on the back of the dedicated shuttle train. That contrasts with figures for passenger vehicles, which remain down by almost a half, compared with last May.
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