Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter - BBC News
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.
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The Channel Tunnel.
Channel Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also referred to as the Chunnel) is a 50.5-kilometre (31.4 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelle...
Channel Tunnel - Wikipedia
Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter - BBC News
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.
Eurotunnel Class 9
The Eurotunnel Class 9 or Class 9000 are six-axle high-power Bo'Bo'Bo' single-ended electric locomotive built by the Euroshuttle Locomotive Consortium (ESCL) of Brush Traction and ABB. The class was ...
Eurotunnel Class 9 - Wikipedia
High Speed 1
High Speed 1 (HS1), legally documented as the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) and originally as the Union Railway or Continental Main Line (CML), is a 109-kilometre (68 mi) high-speed railway bet...
High Speed 1 - Wikipedia
Europorte
Europorte is a European rail freight company, a subsidiary of Eurotunnel; operating in France and through the Channel Tunnel.The company was formed in 2009 as an entity encompassing the previous opera...
Europorte - Wikipedia
Treaty of Canterbury
The Treaty of Canterbury was signed by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and French President François Mitterrand on 12 February 1986, and is the original document providing for the undersea tu...
Europorte Channel
Europorte Channel (formerly Europorte 2) is a rail freight train operator which operates rail freight services between France and the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel. It is a subsidiary of ...
Europorte Channel - Wikipedia
Folkestone White Horse
The Folkestone White Horse is a white horse hill figure, carved into Cheriton Hill, Folkestone, Kent, South East England. It overlooks the English terminal of the Channel Tunnel and was completed in J...
Folkestone White Horse - Wikipedia
North Downs Tunnel
The North Downs Tunnel, also known as the Blue Bell Hill Tunnel, is a railway tunnel that carries High Speed 1 through the North Downs, at Blue Bell Hill near Maidstone in Kent, south-east England.The...
North Downs Tunnel - Wikipedia
Regional Eurostar
Regional Eurostar was the name given to plans to operate Eurostar train services from Paris and Brussels to locations in the United Kingdom beyond London. The services would have been run using a flee...
Regional Eurostar - Wikipedia
GB Railfreight
GB Railfreight is a rail freight company in the United Kingdom. It is owned by Europorte, a subsidiary of Eurotunnel.
GB Railfreight was founded in 1999 by GB Railways. Unlike competitors DB Sche...
GB Railfreight - Wikipedia
1996 Channel Tunnel fire
The Channel Tunnel fire of 18 November 1996 occurred on a train carrying Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and their drivers through the Channel Tunnel from France to the United Kingdom (UK). The fire was s...
Eurostar
Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Paris and Brussels. All its trains traverse the Channel Tunnel between the United Kingdom and France, owned and operated separately by E...
Eurostar - Wikipedia
AlpTransit
AlpTransit, also known as New Railway Link through the Alps NRLA (German: Neue Eisenbahn-Alpentransversale, NEAT), is a Swiss federal project for faster north-south rail links across the Swiss Alp...
AlpTransit - Wikipedia
Helsinki to Tallinn Tunnel
The Helsinki to Tallinn Tunnel is a proposed undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals while bypassing Russia. The tunnel's length would depend ...
Helsinki to Tallinn Tunnel - Wikipedia
TransManche Link
TransManche Link (Cross Channel Link) or TML was a British-French construction consortium responsible for building the Channel Tunnel under the English Channel between Cheriton in Kent, United Kingdom...
William Teeling
Sir Luke William Burke Teeling (5 February 1903 – 26 October 1975) was an Irish author, traveller and a Member of Parliament (MP in the United Kingdom). He was known for his enthusiasm for a Cha...
Coquelles
Coquelles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department near Calais in northern France.The town comprises a shopping centre, hotels and farm in vieille Coquelles (old Coquelles), part of the L'Européen...
Coquelles - Wikipedia
Channel Tunnel Safety Authority
The Channel Tunnel Safety Authority is an international regulatory body responsible for safety in the Channel Tunnel. The CTSA was established by the Treaty of Canterbury. It advises the Intergovernme...
Alastair Morton
Sir Alastair Morton (Robert Alastair Newton Morton) (11 January 1938 – 1 September 2004) was Chief Executive of Eurotunnel and Chairman of the Strategic Rail Authority and an industrialist of consider...
Edward Watkin
Sir Edward William Watkin, 1st Baronet (26 September 1819 – 13 April 1901) was a British Member of Parliament and railway entrepreneur. He was an ambitious visionary, and presided over large-scale rai...
Edward Watkin - Wikipedia
Nightstar (train)
The Nightstar was a proposed overnight sleeper service from various parts of United Kingdom to continental Europe, via the Channel Tunnel. To run alongside the Eurostar and north of London day-time Re...
Nightstar (train) - Wikipedia
PoliceSpeak
PoliceSpeak is a constructed language for police and emergency service cooperation at the Channel Tunnel, using a limited vocabulary of French and English for ease of communication between workers wit...
PoliceSpeak - Wikipedia
Gulf of Paria crossing
The Gulf of Paria crossing is a hypothetical bridge or tunnel spanning the Gulf of Paria that would connect the island of Trinidad and South America.
Trinidad was connected to Venezuela (as also w...
Arthur Fell
Sir Arthur Fell (7 August 1850 – 29 December 1934) was an English solicitor and Conservative Party politician. After a notorious legal case in 1906 where a biased judge dismissed an election petition ...
Arthur Fell - Wikipedia
Cité Europe
Cité Europe is a shopping centre located next to the French terminal of the Channel Tunnel at Coquelles. Inaugurated on March 21, 1995, approximately 10 months after the Tunnel opened, Cité Europe has...
Cité Europe - Wikipedia