History Made On Shuttle Traffic for May 2017
By Kyle Lindsay
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 14:50
In May 2017 Le Shuttle Freight transported 141,646 trucks, recording the best Truck Shuttle traffic for a month of May in its history, an increase of 3% compared to May 2016.
On Thursday 8 June 2017, Le Shuttle Freight established a new daily record with 3,822 trucks transported in 24 hours in the CAFO (Calais-Folkestone) direction, beating the previous record of 3,633 trucks set on 3 December 2015.
Since the start of the year, truck traffic has fallen slightly by 1%, due to the exceptional weather conditions in Spain at the beginning of the year.
Passenger Shuttle traffic has decreased by 4% compared to May 2016, with 212,930 vehicles transported penalized by an unfavorable electoral calendar in France. Passenger Shuttle traffic has decreased slightly since 1 January with nearly 935,000 vehicles transported.