Groupe Eurotunnel reports record-breaking monthly truck shuttle traffic in August for the tenth consecutive month, compared to the corresponding period in previous years.
Traffic was 24% up on a year ago, with 126,769 vehicles transported. For the period January-August 2016, there has been a 12% increase in traffic compared with the corresponding period of 2015.
In terms of cars, passenger shuttle traffic saw a slight decrease (-3%) compared to the month of August 2015, with 347,920 vehicles transported, due to the unfavourable calendar effect (only 4 weekends in August 2016, compared with 5 weekends in August 2015). For the period January-August 2016, there has been a 1% increase in traffic compared with the same period of 2015.