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Eurotunnel - Articles and news items

Eurotunnel opens Security Control Centre

Rail industry news / 27 January 2017 /

On the 18 January 2017 Eurotunnel opened a new Security Control Centre at its French Terminal in Coquelles.

Groupe Eurotunnel prepares to sell GB Railfreight to EQT

Rail industry news / 20 October 2016 /

Groupe Eurotunnel (GET) has revealed it has received an irrevocable offer from EQT Infrastructure II for the potential acquisition of GB Railfreight (GBRf).

Life at both ends of the ‘Chunnel’

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 12 July 2016 /

Video: Follow the daily work of two Eurotunnel employees who help provide a vital link for those travelling to and from France and Europe.

Eurotunnel remains a vital link says Group following Brexit

Rail industry news / 27 June 2016 /

Eurotunnel has reaffirmed its vocation to facilitate exchanges between the UK and France following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union in a referendum held on 23 June.

Groupe Eurotunnel appoints François Gauthey as Deputy CEO

Rail industry news / 3 May 2016 /

François Gauthey has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Groupe Eurotunnel SE. Mr Gauthey took up his new role on 02 May 2016.

Eurotunnel increases capacity at Folkestone terminal

Rail industry news / 16 February 2016 /

Eurotunnel has expanded capacity at its Folkestone terminal facility in Kent, as part of the groups Terminal 2015 project.

Eurotunnel announces record breaking year for Le Shuttle Freight

Rail industry news / 23 December 2015 /

Eurotunnel has revealed Le Shuttle Freight carried a record number of trucks on services to and from Folkestone and Coquelles during 2015.

Eurotunnel announces order for 3 new freight shuttles to meet growing demand

Rail industry news / 14 January 2015 /

With the British economy continuing to grow and cross-Channel traffic flows concentrating on the shortest routes as a result of environmental constraints, the market in the strait of Dover is set to grow over the coming years…

Exclusive Online-Only Article for European Railway Review – Eurotunnel: Staying 100% connecting underground

Rail industry news / 16 June 2014 /

For its 20th anniversary on 6 May 2014, Eurotunnel Group pushed the button to launch a new mobile telephony service for passengers…

Eurotunnel completes mobile telephone and internet connections in Channel Tunnel

Rail industry news / 7 May 2014 /

For its 20th Anniversary, Eurotunnel has installed British mobile telephone services inside the North Running Tunnel with the help of UK operators Vodafone, EE and O2 UK and the equipment supplier, Alcatel-Lucent…

GB Railfreight acquires new locos to support growth

Rail industry news / 7 February 2014 /

In order to deliver further growth GB Railfreight has decided to strengthen its existing fleet of locomotives by the procurement of a further 13 Class 66 locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel Inc…

Eurotunnel completes the mobile telephony offer in Channel Tunnel, 100 metres below sea level

Rail industry news / 9 January 2014 /

Eurotunnel and the British mobile telephone operators EE and Vodafone have today signed a 10 year agreement to offer mobile services in the Channel Tunnel…