Eurostar News

Eurostar debuts e320 trains on Brussels route

Eurostar debuts e320 trains on Brussels route

23 May 2017 Rail News

Eurostar has today previewed its new e320 train on the London-Brussels route in advance of its introduction into service on Sunday. The arrival of the new trains on the Brussels service is part of a £1 billion programme of investment in Eurostar’s fleet, stations and service which included the purchase of 17 new e320 trains and the refurbishment of its original trains.

Eurostar discover British ‘traveller-selves’

Eurostar discover British ‘traveller-selves’

23 February 2017 Tourism News Rail News

Eurostar has revealed research exploring Brits’ ‘traveller-selves’. The new research shows that travellers enjoy a travel state of mind which changes attitudes to food, technology, relationships and even money as almost two thirds (65 per cent) say they transform into a version of themselves that they prefer.

Hahn Air signs Eurostar partnership

Hahn Air signs Eurostar partnership

10 February 2017 Airline News Rail News

Hahn Air is expanding its network of over 300 air, rail and shuttle partners with high-speed rail operator Eurostar. The UK-based train services are now available to travel agents worldwide for ticketing on Hahn Air’s HR-169 document with the exception of the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Eurostar opens new Business Premier Lounge in Paris

Eurostar opens new Business Premier Lounge in Paris

6 February 2017 Rail News

Eurostar has thrown open the doors to its new Business Premier lounge in Paris Gare du Nord. With business passengers increasingly choosing high-speed rail over plane travel, the new lounge offers a stylish, comfortable environment for both working and relaxing.

Eurostar joins Eurail to offer tickers to Interrail passengers

Eurostar joins Eurail to offer tickers to Interrail passengers

3 January 2017 Rail News

Eurostar is launching a new, lower and simpler Pass holder fare for all Interrail travellers, having joined Eurail Group. Interrail Pass holders looking to discover multiple destinations as they hop on and off Europe’s rail network can secure Eurostar seats from £23 one way in Standard class with their Interrail Pass.

Signs of recovery for Eurostar in third quarter

Signs of recovery for Eurostar in third quarter

4 November 2016 Rail News

Eurostar today reported signs of recovery in the trading environment with passenger numbers increasing year-on-year over the last eight weeks. This uplift follows a challenging period in which demand was dampened by the terrorist attack in Nice at the end of July. With the recent fall in sterling, the business also saw an increase in the number of passengers coming from France to the UK during the October half term holidays, with traffic up 18 per cent year-on-year during that period.