For these services to operate, existing agreements between the UK, France and Belgium signed in 1993 have been modified to include the Netherlands.
Eurostar is offering travellers more flexibility on bookings, with all fares now available to exchange with no fee, up to 14 days before departure.
The train operator said a face covering should be worn at all stations and onboard, in line with guidelines announced by the French and Belgian governments.
Eurostar saw a 20 per cent decrease in traffic in the first quarter of 2020 with nearly two million passengers travelling. The reduction in traffic is partly explained through the impact of the SNCF strike against pension reform in January.
Eurostar has confirmed its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the end of April.
Eurostar has reported solid growth in passenger numbers and sales revenues for the second quarter of 2019. Passenger numbers at the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe were up by three per cent, to 2.88 million, for the period.
Eurostar is launching a ‘Press for champagne’ button to kick off the 100-day countdown to its 25th anniversary. The new feature will be available from today and then on peak Friday evening services from London to Paris, Brussels, Rotterdam and Amsterdam for the rest of the month.
The board of Eurostar has announced the appointment of Dominique Reiniche as its new chair. Reiniche will succeed Clare Hollingsworth who has held the position for six years, following three as a non-executive director.
The high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe worked with charity Ambitious About Autism to carry out a review of its travel experience for autistic passengers.
For the first time, Eurostar will be turning vegetarian and transforming the menu to offer passengers a range of meat free meals to celebrate national vegetarian week. From today until May 19th, customers travelling from London to the Continent in business premier and standard premier will be treated to delicious new dishes,
Eurostar has told passenger not to travel unless “absolutely necessary”. The rail link between London St Pancras and mainland Europe has been hit by industrial action by French customs officers.