Channel Tunnel the Channel Tunnel as defined in the Treaty between the UK and France dated 12th February 1986 Coach any passenger service vehicle designed for the carriage of 18 or more seated persons including drivers, the dimensions of which must not exceed:
WHY FRANCE AND ENGLAND? With the Channel Tunnel's opening in 1994, the environment of La Manche/The English Channel improved greatly.In May 2009, Eurotunnel was awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for commitment to managing and reducing its carbon footprint.
The Channel Tunnel (often called the 'Chunnel' for short) is an undersea tunnel linking southern England and northern France. It is operated by the company Eurotunnel, who also run a railway shuttle (Le Shuttle) between Folkestone and Calais, carrying passengers in cars, vans and other vehicles.