Eurotunnel Le Shuttle wins Best Train Company Award

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian, Observer and Travel Award as Best Train Company in a year that has been one of the most challenging yet for the travel industry.

The awards are voted for by readers of the Guardian and Observer newspapers and and are a reflection of customers views.

With a journey time of just 35 minutes and frequent crossings, Eurotunnel Le Shuttle provides the fast, easy and reliable service for cars and coaches crossing the Channel between the UK and Continental Europe ensuring that customers can take control of their travel plans.

Jo Willacy, Eurotunnel Commercial Director, said of the Award,

“We are delighted the readers of The Guardian, The Observer and have voted Eurotunnel Le Shuttle their Best Train Company. It is a clear recognition of the efforts made by our staff to provide the highest quality of service. With no supplements for fuel, luggage, or credit cards, passengers know the price they see is the price they pay and that they are using the most environmentally-friendly way to travel across the Channel”.


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Eurotunnel (Euronext Paris: GET and London Stock Exchange: GETS) manages the infrastructure of the Channel Tunnel and operates accompanied truck shuttle and passenger shuttle (car and coach) services between Folkestone, UK and Calais, France. Eurotunnel holds the concession until 2086 to operate the Channel Tunnel, the fastest, most reliable, easiest and most environmentally friendly way to cross the Channel. In 17 years, nearly 265 million people have used the Channel Tunnel. This unique land crossing has become a vital link between the continent and the United Kingdom. Eurotunnel also runs a rail freight business through its subsidiary Europorte, which offers a wide range of integrated rail freight services.