Chunnel under repair

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The Channel Tunnel between Britain and France has been operating at reduced capacity since a fire aboard a train carrying trucks damaged the southbound section on Sept. 11 of this year. Access by passenger and cargo trains as well as automobiles has been restricted; ferries operating between Calais and Dover have been taking up the slack.

Chunnel repairs are expected to be completed in February 2009.

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The Channel Tunnel between Britain and France has been operating at reduced capacity since a fire aboard a train carrying trucks damaged the southbound section on Sept. 11 of this year. Access by passenger and cargo trains as well as automobiles has been restricted; ferries operating between Calais and Dover have been taking up the slack.

Chunnel repairs are expected to be completed in February 2009.