Start date: 17th March
Estimated end date: 22nd March
Technical issues have affected scheduled departure times and have significantly extended the waiting times on both sides of the channel. Waiting times for the Tunnel were up to 7 hours UK bound and 5 hours Europe bound.
Despatches to countries potentially impacted are: France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Luxembourg, Poland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden on all mail and parcel products with impact likely to be an extra 24-48 hours on delivery.