Eurostar Presents First Remodeled Train

Eurostar has revealed its first remodeled e300 trainset, a preview of what passengers may expect onboard as the cross-border high speed rail operator prepares to introduce new rolling stock. Currently being refurbished at the SNCF Hellemmes Technicentre in Lille, the Class 373 trains have been in service since the launch of Eurostar in 1994. Famed … Continue reading

Eurostar Celebrates 18 Years Of Cross-Channel Service

International high-speed rail operator Eurostar today celebrated a milestone in its history, commemorating the company’s 18th year of operations. UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin joined Eurostar Chief Executive Nicolas Petrovic, passengers and crew at London’s St. Pancras International to mark the occasion. Since its launch in 1994, Eurostar has carried more than 130 million travellers. … Continue reading

Eurostar Begins Annual Avignon Summer Service

High-speed rail operator Eurostar began its weekly direct service from London St. Pancras International to Avignon, in the heart of the Provence region of Southern France last Saturday. This is the eighth successive year that Eurostar is operating the seasonal service.   From 11 July 2009 to 5 September 2009, trains will run the outbound leg which … Continue reading

Eurostar Expands Connections To Switzerland

High speed rail operator Eurostar has introduced connections to 18 cities in Switzerland from the UK via Paris. In conjunction with Swiss high-speed rail operator Lyria, Eurostar will offer tickets to Aigle, Basel, Berne, Brigue, Chur, Geneva, Landquart, Lausanne City, Leuk, Martigny, Montreux, Neuchatel, Sargans, Sierre, Sion, Vallorbe City, Visp and Zurich.   From the UK’s St … Continue reading

Eurostar To Launch Direct Ashford-Brussels, Restore Faster Services

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the United Kingdom to continental Europe has announced that it will introduce a new direct service from Ashford International to Brussels from Monday, 23 February 2009. The new service will begin on the same day that Eurostar restores speed and frequency to its Channel Tunnel services.   From … Continue reading