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Currently, it is not permitted to travel through the Channel Tunnel with a vehicle powered by LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas).

For safety reasons, it is not allowed to travel through the Channel Tunnel with a vehicle powered by LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas). Fortunately, there are alternative routes available for travelling to England with an LPG vehicle.

Why is travelling with an LPG vehicle through the Channel Tunnel not allowed?

The primary reason that travelling with an LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) vehicle through the Channel Tunnel is not permitted relates to safety considerations. The Channel Tunnel is a closed, compact environment with limited ventilation. Transporting LPG in such a setting can pose significant risks, including the dangers of fire and explosions.

To ensure the safety of all passengers, it is thus strictly prohibited to travel through the tunnel with an LPG vehicle.

  • Specific regulations apply to carrying gas cylinders in your camper or caravan. For more information on travelling with a camper through the Channel Tunnel, further resources are available.

Travelling to England with an LPG Vehicle

If you own an LPG vehicle and wish to travel to England, do not worry. A fantastic alternative is available: the ferry. Ferries regularly transport passengers and vehicles, including LPG vehicles, between the Netherlands and England or France and England. This is a safe and popular option for travellers with LPG vehicles.

Alternative routes include:

For more information on travelling to England by ferry, there are resources available.

How Ferry Travel Works

Travelling by ferry is straightforward. You simply drive your LPG vehicle onto the ferry's specially designed car deck. While on board, you can enjoy facilities such as restaurants, shops, and lounges. The ferry offers a comfortable crossing of the Channel, allowing you to continue your journey on the road upon arrival.

Content is your comprehensive guide for traveling to England by train through the Channel Tunnel. Whether you're traveling by car, on foot, or simply seeking current information, we provide all the essential details for a smooth crossing via the Channel Tunnel. Learn more about Eurostar train services, the Shuttle for vehicles, current prices, and alternatives such as ferries.

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