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Eurostar said services through the Channel Tunnel would resume on Sunday but there were warnings of further delays and busy stations. Unprecedented flooding was brought under control on Saturday, meaning at least one of the affected tunnels under the Thames near Ebbsfleet, not under the Channel itself, could be used.
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Eurostar services from London have been cancelled until the end of the day as heavy rain and strong winds threaten to spoil peoples new year plans. No high-speed services are expected to run between Ebbsfleet International and London St Pancras International today because a tunnel under the Thames is flooded. The flooding was also disrupting Southeastern trains that run on the route, the operator said.
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The news of more local routes - such as in Glasgow and Edinburgh - comes after a merger with Belgian operator, Thalys, where Eurostar is expected to expand their destinations network.
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Joint partnership between Avanti West Coast and Eurostar for their COP26 Climate Train scoops prestigious railway award.
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Adverts came up on my social media timeline promoting Eurostar trains services direct from London's St Pancras station to European cities.
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Glasgow Central: A piper welcomes the 'Climate Train' at Glasgow Central on the 30th of October. The service started from Amsterdam and travelled via Rotterdam, Brussels to London St Pancras with the last stage runnin ...
Network Rail 30/10/2021

Paris Gare du Nord: Despite the tail lights showing, this Eurostar has just arrived at Gare du Nord from St Pancras on 2nd August 2014 The low platform height allows a dramatic perspective.
Ken Strachan 02/08/2014

A special 'Climate Train' will operate between the Netherlands and Scotland today carrying passengers to COP26, the international climate change conference in Glasgow.
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Eurostar is to increase services on its London-Paris route after agreeing a £250 million refinancing package.

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Scotlands transport minister is calling for talks on new connections for the Caledonian Sleeper train in London to help save Eurostar from bankruptcy and boost direct tourism from the rest of Europe.
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Talks regarding the future of Eurostar were continuing as this issue of RAIL went to press, with reports suggesting figures of £400 million to £500m as being the focus of negotiations.
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Eurostar still waiting for details regarding promised financial support.
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The cross-Channel train service has seen a 95% fall in passengers during the Covid-19 pandemicEurostar has said it is facing an existential threat, as business leaders pleaded with the government to step in and save the vital link with Europe.A 95% drop in passenger numbers has brought the cross-Channel train service to its knees, and the company reiterated on Sunday that while government loans had been extended to aviation, international high-speed rail had also been severely affected by the pandemic.
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A plunge in ridership at the international high-speed train mirrors wider troubles gripping Europes railway industry.
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The cross-Channel rail operator claimed it is being treated unfairly after the aviation sector was given extra assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Cross-Channel high speed operator Eurostar has confirmed its intention to launch direct Amsterdam London St Pancras services from October 26, complementing the London Amsterdam trains which have run since April 2018.
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Eurostar has warned that many travellers may not be able to get back to the UK after the Prime Minister made the eleventh hour decision to add France to the UK's quarantine list.
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The rail firm said free wi-fi was removed from standard-class carriages because of coronavirus.
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