Le Shuttle freight traffic hits record high for May


Freight traffic using the Le Shuttle service recording the best May figures in its history.

In details released today, GetLink – formerly Groupe Eurotunnel – says traffic growth had risen to 143,924, a rise of 2% compared to May 2017.

The service links Folkestone with Coquelles, near Calais.

Since January 1, 2018, truck traffic is up by 3% with more than 703,000 trucks transported – a new record for the first five months of the year.

Passenger traffic also saw a rise of 8% compared to the same time last year with 230,724 passenger vehicles transported.

SOURCE: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent-business/county-news/record-freight-figures-for-cross-channel-route-184467/