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The queue to checkin at Eurotunnel
Eurotunnel first sign of trouble ahead
Eurotunnel terminal car park
Eurotunnel delay starting to add up.
Eurotunnel Going round in circles
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The chronicles of Eurotunnel
A tale of woe on the Eurotunnel train from Folkestone to Calais on 20 December
9.00am We leave our BandB in Hythe
9.15am We hit the queue on the approach road to the checkin off the M20.
10.15am An hour later we get to the front of the queue and checkin. We are greeted with signs telling us that departure is disrupted. Told to go to the terminal building like loads of others
11.15am Told to proceed to passport control. Then sat in customs inspection bay for 15 minutes doing nothing
11.50am Join queue for train
12.15pm Board train no 1 in Folkestone
1.30pm Leave train no 1 in Folkestone and circle around the terminal
1.45pm join train no 2
2.15pm train no 2 leaves Folkestone some 4 hours late (the train we booked should have left at 10.20am)
2.53pm train no 2 arrives Calais
2.56pm (3.56pm French time) Leave train and start our 6 hour journey in France
10.00pm Arrive at our destination after 12 hours.
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