Passengers stroll alongside Eurotunnel after practice breaks down inside | UK Information

Passengers have been left stranded within the Eurotunnel after a practice broke down inside.

Video shared on social media appeared to point out travellers strolling alongside the central service tunnel after their practice broke down en path to France on Tuesday night.

A spokesperson for Eurotunnel Le Shuttle mentioned: “A practice has damaged down within the tunnel and we’re within the means of transferring prospects to a separate passenger shuttle by way of the service tunnel, to return to our Folkestone terminal.

“We apologise sincerely for this inconvenience.”

Passengers walk along the service tunnel of the Eurotunnel after a train broke down

Passengers reportedly had to desert their autos and have been being escorted on foot.

The Eurotunnel is a 31-mile railway tunnel that connects Folkestone in Kent with Coquelles in northern France.

It’s the third longest railway tunnel on this planet and has the longest underwater part of any tunnel on this planet.

Tuesday’s incident follows an identical episode again in April when a practice broke down within the tunnel initially of the primary faculty holidays since COVID-19 journey guidelines have been scrapped.

Eurotunnel detected a security drawback on a freight-only practice which wanted to be fastened contained in the tunnel earlier than being taken again to Kent, blocking one in all the 2 tunnels.



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