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Work is continuing to get the Channel Tunnel up and fully functioning.
An evacuation took place yesterday with hundreds of passengers left stranded when a train broke down and a shuttle became stuck.
Delays and cancellations are likely to continue today.
Freight services are taking up to two and a half hours as only one line is working.
Passengers services are running normally at the moment.
Video. Hundreds of passengers were trapped on a broken-down train in the Channel Tunnel today. The French-bound Eurotunnel passengers shuttle train came to a halt about a quarter of the way through the tunnel after a problem with the overhead power line.
The incident has led to some other services being cancelled and long delays for travellers.
Malcolm Shaw reports.
Hundreds of passengers have had to be evacuated from a broken-down train in the Channel Tunnel in an incident which has led to long delays to travellers. Brian Waite, who was on the Eurotunnel train, is in the terminal building in Calais and has been waiting for almost six hours.
Services through the Channel Tunnel using one of the two running tunnels, were able to continue but Eurotunnel warned that services were being delayed, with hold-ups possibly lasting for the rest of the day.
Hundreds of passengers have had to be evacuated from a broken-down train in the Channel Tunnel this morning, leading to long delays for travellers at London St Pancras.
The French-bound Eurotunnel passenger shuttle train came to a halt about a quarter of the way through the tunnel after a problem with the overhead power line. 382 passengers and four dogs were evacuated and taken on to the French terminal.