Shuttle traffic to be released monthly by Eurotunnel Group

Shuttle traffic to be released monthly by Eurotunnel Group

The Eurotunnel Group will from this month onwards adopt the practice of publishing its Shuttle traffic on a monthly basis. The numbers of trucks, cars, and coaches transported will be published around the 15 of each month.

    Jul-16 Jul-15 Change Jan – Jul 2016 Jan – Jul 2015 Change
Truck Shuttles Trucks 137,091 125,437 9% 966,697 877,727 10%
Passenger Shuttles Cars* 317,424 297,756 7% 1,480,164 1,457,619 2%
Coaches 4,793 5,205 -8% 32,829 36,974 -11%

*Includes motorcycles, vehicles with trailers, caravans and camper vans

July 2016 saw record-breaking monthly Truck Shuttle traffic for the ninth consecutive month, compared to the corresponding period in previous years. Traffic saw a 9% increase compared to the month of July 2015, with 137,091 vehicles transported. For the period January-July 2016, there has been a 10% increase in traffic compared with the same period of 2015.

In terms of cars, Passenger Shuttle traffic saw a 7% increase compared to the month of July 2015, with 317,424 vehicles transported – setting a new record for the month of July, and shattering the previous record which was set in July 1998. For the period January-July 2016, there has been a 2% increase in traffic compared with the same period of 2015.

The figures for the month of August will be published on 15 September 2016 prior to the opening of trading.