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Eurotunnel Increases Security to Stop Migrants Illegally Entering UK

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The French terminal of the Eurotunnel, in particular the departure platforms, have almost completed installing extra security and passenger counting systems. The police authorities are increasing numbers and using superior organisation to lower the amount of attempted intrusions by migrants. The Eurotunnel, under law and international agreements, are continuing to increase efforts to prevent migrants reaching the United Kingdom illegally.

Eurotunnel Departure Security Increased

Eurotunnel have issued an apology to its customers for delays that have been caused and would like to thank customers for their loyalty.

Eurotunnel have had continuing growth in the number of passengers during July 2015 and has been a month of records. Eurotunnel’s Shuttle services continue to have high traffic volumes for both Freight and Passengers, with around 243,000 vehicles transported.

Jo Willacy, Eurotunnel Commercial Director stated: This particularly high level of traffic is unique in the history of the company, and proof of our customers loyalty and confidence in our service. It was managed very smoothly and in complete safety thanks largely to the great work of Eurotunnels staff.

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