Eurotunnel Le Shuttle wins Best Train Company Award for the second year running

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted Guardian and Observer Travel Awards 2012 for Best Train Company for the second year running.

The awards are voted for by readers of the Guardian and Observer newspapers and and celebrate excellence in the travel industry.


The impressive award recognises Eurotunnel’s performance in providing a high quality service and the most environmentally-friendly cross-Channel transport to its customers.


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 once again voted Eurotunnel Le Shuttle their Best Train Company. It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our teams who work around the clock to provide the highest quality service 24 hours a day and 365 days a year”.


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Groupe 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 18 years, nearly 284 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.