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Eurotunnel - Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon

Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the Channel Tunnel and Le Shuttle service, has held the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon since 2009 for all of its operations, and has emblazoned the logo onto its Le Shuttle locomotives.

Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the Channel Tunnel and Le Shuttle service, has emblazoned the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon logo onto its Le Shuttle locomotives. Le Shuttle transports 2.5 million passenger vehicles and 1.4 million lorries each year between England and France.

The company has held the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon since 2009 for all of its operations, including the Channel Tunnel and all its railway subsidiaries: GB Railfreight, Europorte France, Europorte Proximite, Eurotunnel Channel, Europorte Services, and Socorail.


Eurotunnel continues reducing its emissions through a number of initiatives, such as reducing the speed of trains using the Tunnel at night, using less energy for cooling the Tunnel, and sourcing its electricity supply from low-carbon sources based in France.

Standard Logo travels from to Folkestone to Calais

Watch the video below  with John Keefe, Director of Public Affairs for Groupe Eurotunnel UK, as he explains why they are emblazoning the Carbon Trust Standard logo on to shuttles.

More and more customers are making their purchasing decisions based on a company’s impact on the environment. Our performance certified by Carbon Trust and our ongoing commitment to sustainable development always bring us more traffic.

Michel Boudoussier, Chief Operating Officer, Groupe Eurotunnel

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