A major player in European transport
A major player in low-carbon transport, the Eurotunnel Group operates the cross-Channel Fixed Link, which is the fastest, safest and most environmentally friendly way of crossing the Short Straits. This rolling motorway, which has become a vital link for Europe in terms of industry, tourism and culture alike, is used by 2.6 million cars, 1.6 trucks and 21 million people every year. High-speed passenger trains and rail freight trains also run through the Channel Tunnel.
With Europorte, the Eurotunnel Group is positioned as the leading private rail freight operator in Great Britain and France. The Group also leverages its know-how and infrastructure to further develop its expertise in railway training (CIFFCO) and for the electrical interconnector (ElecLink) between the UK and continental Europe, while continuing its mission as a land developer, entrusted by the British and French governments more than 20 years ago.
An investment for the future, placing social responsibility at the heart of its strategy, the Eurotunnel Group holds the Channel Tunnel Concession until 2086. The outlook for development of its business benefits from long-term visibility under normal operating conditions, particularly in terms of recurring cash flow. Groupe Eurotunnel SE is a European company listed on NYSE Euronext paris (Compartment A) and NYSE Euronext London.
In 2016, the Eurotunnel Group is:
- A company at the cutting edge of technology
- A resilient business model
- A competitive and efficient group
- The benchmark in environmental transport
- Sustainably anchored in its region.
Groupe Eurotunnel SE, the Group's listed holding company, controls in particular the two Channel Tunnel Concessionaires and Europorte SAS in relation to rail freight transport activities.Groupe Eurotunnel SE is also a partner for projects aimed at enhancing the value of the Tunnel, such as the electrical interconnection between France and the United Kingdom, through its equity interest in ElecLink Ltd.
Groupe Eurotunnel SE, as a European company, is a member of the ASEP, the Alliance for Societas Europaea Promotion.