Recovery begins at Eurostar with more trains scheduled
The changes come following the removal of quarantine restrictions for fully-vaccinated travellers from France to the UK and the easing of restrictions for travel to Belgium and the Netherlands.
Eurostar to offer Climate Train to COP26 in Glasgow
ProRail, NS, Eurostar, Avanti West Coast and Youth for Sustainable Travel have unveiled plans to run a special Climate Train to the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow.
Eurostar secures £250m refinancing package with lenders
The package of £250 million mainly consists of additional equity and loans from a syndicate of banks guaranteed by the shareholders. Partners include the French state railway group SNCF and Patina Rail.
Eurostar left battling for survival following Covid-19 slump
Eurostar has criticised a new support scheme for airports, arguing rail operators have been unfairly excluded. The company said it had seen a 95 per cent fall in demand due to Covid-19.
Eurostar launches ski season tickets from London
Eurostar has opened sales for connecting journeys from London to the French Alps. Tickets are now available for travel from December 13th until January 3rd next year.
Eurostar launches business-facing booking platform
Organisations signed up to the portal will also gain access to tailored content as well as exclusive promotional fares, ensuring they are being rewarded.
Cooper steps down as Eurostar chief executive
Eurostar chief executive Mike Cooper has confirmed he will step down from the role to take over as leader of European passenger transport operator Arriva. He will take up the new post in October.
Eurostar returns to Disneyland Paris
Eurostar has relaunched direct services to Disneyland Paris. Travellers can arrive at the gates of the attraction just over two and a half hours after leaving the centre of London, with a fast, comfortable and family-friendly journey.
Eurostar to launch direct Amsterdam services
For these services to operate, existing agreements between the UK, France and Belgium signed in 1993 have been modified to include the Netherlands.
Eurostar loosens booking restrictions as services resume
Eurostar is offering travellers more flexibility on bookings, with all fares now available to exchange with no fee, up to 14 days before departure.
Eurostar passengers required to wear face masks from today
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 passenger count slips by a fifth in early 2020
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.