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  1. March 21, 2014

    Eurotunnel angered by UK regulator’s ruling on ferries

    Eurotunnel has reacted angrily to a ruling by Britain’s Competition Commission that could force it to withdraw its...

  2. February 25, 2014

    Eleclink backers threaten to quit Channel electricity project

    The backers of Eleclink, a venture that aims to transmit surplus electricity between Britain and France through the Channel...

  1. January 8, 2014

    EE and Vodafone to offer voice and data services in Channel tunnel

    British Eurotunnel passengers will finally be able to use mobile phones under the sea following an agreement between the...

  2. December 4, 2013

    Eurotunnel sees partial victory in ferry dispute

    Eurotunnel claimed a partial victory on Wednesday in its legal battle to overturn a decision by the UK competition watchdog...

  3. September 27, 2013

    Eurotunnel chief warns over cross-Channel ferry job losses

    The boss of Eurotunnel has warned that the 600 staff who operate the company’s three cross-Channel ferries will lose their...

  4. July 25, 2013

    Eurotunnel chairman attacks competition regulators

    Eurotunnel is operating in a “hostile environment” as it tries to face down two separate regulatory challenges to its...

  5. July 22, 2013

    Eurotunnel and Eurostar bosses clash over running costs

    A furious dispute has broken out between the operator of the Channel tunnel and the monopoly passenger train company using...

  6. July 2, 2013

    HS2’s escalating costs are a familiar problem

    HS2 will be biggest infrastructure project the UK has seen since the building of the Channel tunnel and its high-speed rail...

  7. June 20, 2013

    Eurotunnel fees are too high, rules Brussels

    Eurotunnel could face a cut of up to 50 per cent in the fees it levies on operators using the subsea rail link, after...

  8. June 10, 2013

    Yeo steps aside while watchdog makes inquiries

    Tim Yeo has stepped down from chairing the Commons energy committee as a Parliamentary watchdog examines accusations of...

  9. June 6, 2013

    Eurotunnel barred from offering Dover ferry services

    The French government has hit out at a ruling by the UK competition watchdog to bar Eurotunnel, the company that operates...

  10. April 4, 2013

    Eurotunnel investigation extended

    The UK competition watchdog has signalled it could back down from forcing Eurotunnel to reverse its move into the...

  11. March 21, 2013

    Eurotunnel seeks watchdog ferry compromise

    Eurotunnel is hoping a compromise will be reached between French and UK regulators over its move into the cross-Channel...

  12. March 10, 2013

    Eleclink boosts Channel tunnel power plan

    Eleclink, a venture that aims to transmit surplus electricity between Britain and France, has doubled the planned capacity...

  13. February 19, 2013

    Eurotunnel ferry entry showdown looms

    British and French regulators are lining up for a showdown over Eurotunnel’s attempts to enter the ferry market, after the...

  14. FT Alphaville

    February 19, 2013

    How not to speak to your regulator

    We don’t often write about ferries and transport infrastructure here, but this statement demands an exception. Eurotunnel is...

  15. January 23, 2013

    Eurotunnel revenues jump after Olympics

    Eurotunnel reported record revenues and traffic last year, boosted by the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. The operator...

  16. November 8, 2012

    Regulators split on Eurotunnel ferry deal

    A deal by Eurotunnel that takes the operator of the Channel tunnel into ferry operations for the first time has been cleared...

  17. July 23, 2012

    Eurotunnel shrugs off unit’s cost concern

    Shares in Groupe Eurotunnel fell almost 6 per cent after the operator of the Channel tunnel said half-year operating profits...

  18. July 10, 2012

    Minister seeks to ease Olympics fears

    Ministers on Tuesday were scrambling to avert concerns that London was heading for “Olympic-geddon” amid growing fears that...

  19. June 20, 2012

    Eurotunnel to switch to NYSE Euronext

    Groupe Eurotunnel, operator of the Channel Tunnel between England and France, is to become the first company listed on NYSE...

  20. June 11, 2012

    Eurotunnel to take over SeaFrance vessels

    The company that operates the Channel tunnel between England and France will take over some cross-channel ferries for the...

  21. June 1, 2012

    The booze cruise returns

    Greece may be teetering on the brink of default while the Spanish banking crisis deepens, yet the eurozone turmoil has had...

  22. May 22, 2012

    Travel troubles exercise Olympians

    Argentina’s Olympic equestrian team is not worrying over Heathrow hassle this summer. Instead, the anxiety is whether a...

  23. May 6, 2012

    May to tackle passport queues

    Theresa May is to order a pilot scheme aimed at cutting queues at Britain’s airports by relaxing checks on low-risk British...

  24. May 2, 2012

    Strike poised to worsen airport queues

    Long border queues at airports look poised to worsen next week as immigration officials have announced they will join a...

  25. April 18, 2012

    Eurotunnel condemns new French toll

    Eurotunnel, the Channel tunnel operator, has accused the owner of France’s rail infrastructure of “effectively killing off...

  26. March 27, 2012

    DFDS in Channel crossings expansion

    The Danish ferry operator DFDS is taking on three routes and four ships from French rival Louis Dreyfus Armateurs as the...

  27. March 25, 2012

    UK-Europe high-speed rail freight plan

    A group aiming to substitute 300kph rail services for some short-haul European air freight flights hopes to launch its first...

  28. March 1, 2012

    Eurotunnel gears up for Olympic surge

    The company that runs the Channel tunnel plans to speed up some services and bring a mothballed train back into action as it...

  29. February 8, 2012

    Freight network chief rails at Europe system

    The head of the UK’s largest rail freight operator has fiercely criticised continental European rail networks’ systems for...

  30. February 3, 2012

    New ferry route casts doubt on Eurotunnel plan

    Plans by Eurotunnel, the Channel tunnel operator, to back a new cross-Channel ferry operation will face greater competition...

  31. January 30, 2012

    Eurotunnel weighs SeaFrance options

    The executive chairman of Eurotunnel, the Channel Tunnel operator, said his company was considering a series of operators...

  32. January 9, 2012

    Row over Eurotunnel plan to buy SeaFrance ships

    The largest ferry operator on the key Dover Strait route between England and France has threatened to report Eurotunnel to...

  33. November 16, 2011

    SeaFrance under liquidation threat

    SeaFrance is under threat of being put into liquidation after a French court rejected takeover offers for the cross-Channel...

  34. October 9, 2011

    New funds: Oct 10

    ● The SW Mitchell Capital European Fund, which takes long and short equity positions, will debut in November. Its holdings...

  35. September 19, 2011

    Rail: Europe fails to follow US route

    For most observers, it is hard to see immediate similarities between the vast rail yards that handle much of the US...

  36. September 12, 2011

    Transport: Ferries sail back into view

    Business travellers can be snooty about ferry travel, but for some it is still a worthwhile option. Although Eurotunnel and...

  37. May 26, 2011

    Eurotunnel to link France and UK electricity

    Eurotunnel has decided to use its link between France and the UK for a new electricity interconnector capable of carrying...

  38. FT Alphaville

    May 23, 2011

    Iceland's second volcano e-raptures

    Uh oh. Remember this time last year when Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano was causing £130m worth of losses a day for...

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