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GET: Groupe Eurotunnel SA: New overall traffic record for Eurotunnel Le Shuttle over Christmas holiday period

  GET: Groupe Eurotunnel SA: New overall traffic record for Eurotunnel Le
  Shuttle over Christmas holiday period

UK Regulatory Announcement

PARIS

Groupe Eurotunnel (Paris:GET):

In the context of the growing UK economy, heavy holiday traffic over the
Christmas period brought good news for Eurotunnel Le Shuttle, which carries
passenger vehicles across the Channel in just 35 minutes. Between Friday 13
December 2013 and Sunday 5 January 2014, a new record was set with almost
210,000^1 passenger vehicles (cars, motorcycles, vehicles with trailers,
caravans, camper vans and coaches) crossing, in both directions, between
Folkestone in Kent and Coquelles in the Pas-de-Calais. The previous record of
nearly 200,000 vehicles was therefore soundly beaten. This success was made
possible by an increase in departure frequency over the period, demonstrating
that the cross-Channel market reacts above all to supply. This equates to
approximately 900,000 passengers preferring Le Shuttle for its speed,
environmental benefits and its resistance to bad weather.

Another record fell during the same period, with nearly 1,400 dogs and cats^2
travelling on Le Shuttle on Saturday 4 January, returning from France to the
UK. This beats the previous daily record, set on 31 august 2013, when 1,163
pets were carried. Eurotunnel Le Shuttle is the favourite route across the
Channel for our four legged friends and owners who prefer to remain with their
pets during the crossing

^1 209,890 vehicles

^2 1,393 Dogs and cats travelling within the Pet Travel Scheme

Eurotunnel Press:
For UK media enquiries contact John Keefe on + 44 (0) 1303 284491
press@eurotunnel.com
or
For investor enquiries contact Michael Schuller on +44 (0) 1303 288749
Michael.schuller@eurotunnel.com

Contact:

Groupe Eurotunnel SA
 
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