Channel Tunnel News

Queen unveils commemorative plaque at St Pancras International

Queen unveils commemorative plaque at St Pancras International

6 June 2014 Rail & Coach News

Her Majesty the Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, has unveiled a plaque at St Pancras International station to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel and the launch of international high speed rail services between the UK and mainland Europe. The unveiling of the plaque preceded the state visit of the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to France at the invitation of the president of France, Françoise Hollande.

Olympic Torch Relay at the Channel Tunnel

Olympic Torch Relay at the Channel Tunnel

22 March 2012 Press Release Travel Events News Tourism News

On July 18 2012, just a few days before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic Torch Relay will arrive at the Channel Tunnel Terminal in Folkestone and will travel through the 9 km section of the Tunnel between Folkestone and Samphire Hoe at the foot of Shakespeare Cliff.