Press releases from 2010

  • Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today announced the sale of more than 80,000 tickets at the guaranteed price of £89 return to either Cologne or Amsterdam2.

    The special fares, which are now available for booking, have been released to encourage travellers to ditch the plane and experience the comfort and ease of high speed3 rail travel to the Netherlands and Germany.

    With the recent upgrading of Europe's high speed rail network, it has never been easier for passengers to venture further by rail beyond Eurostar's core routes of Paris and...

    • A revised timetable will be in operation on Eurostar's London-Brussels route

    • Limited coach service between Lille and Brussels

    As a result of planned industrial action in Belgium, regrettably, Eurostar will be unable to operate any services between the UK and Brussels on Monday 18 October 2010. A 24-hour strike in Belgium will commence at 22h00 (CET) on Sunday 17 October and will end at 22h00 (CET) on Monday 18 October.

    It is expected that the industrial action will cause significant disruption throughout Belgium and it is...

    • Customers to enjoy unrivalled comfort, style and service

    • New Eurostar e320 state-of-the-art trains and complete redesign of current Eurostar fleet

    Eurostar International Limited, the high-speed passenger train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has today announced its plans for a £700 million capital investment in its fleet. This represents the first key initiative since the recent transformation of the business from a partnership to a single, unified corporate entity¹. The investment in the fleet will be funded privately by Eurostar with a combination...

  • Rewards, discounts and tips help travellers make the most of their trip

    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service that links the UK with the Continent, has launched Eurostar Plus, a collection of special offers and discounts for travellers journeying to the continent to help them get even more from their Eurostar ticket.

    Eurostar Plus is accessed via the Eurostar website (www.eurostar.com) and brings together a range of offers under different 'badges' including culture, shopping, food and destination information. The range...

  • And the winners are: Théo Reyberotte from France and Seonid Murray from Liverpool
    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service that links the UK with the Continent, today celebrated its role as Official International Rail Services Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by hosting its unique and record breaking Tri-City-Athlon. Following a day of intense competition in Paris, Brussels and London, the winning athletes are Théo Rebeyrotte from France and Seonid Murray from Liverpool.

    More than 100 amateur triathletes...

  • -- Three triathletic disciplines...three European capital cities...one record breaking day

    -- Olympians past and present confirmed to participate alongside amateur triathlete competitors in celebration of the London 2012 Games
    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service that links the UK with the Continent, is celebrating its role as Official International Rail Services Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by hosting its unique and record breaking Tri-City-Athlon on Tuesday 14 September. The event, which takes places across the three European...

  • Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service that links the UK and the Continent, is today (Wednesday 1 September) launching a business campaign focusing on its Premier classes.

    Created by Fallon, with media planning and buying by Vizeum and digital elements by Rapp, the campaign reinforces the benefits of travelling business on Eurostar.

    Using the tagline 'Let Your Mind Explore', its launch coincides with the first day operation of Eurostar's new 'Standard Premier' class.

    Along with 'Standard Premier', the campaign focuses on the train operator's existing 'Business Premier...

  • Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service which links the UK with the continent, has appointed James Cheesewright as Chief Financial Officer.

    James joins Eurostar from Misys Plc, where he was Group Vice President, Corporate Finance, with responsibility for cost and transformation activities across the Misys Group, including budgeting, forecasting, financial and operating performance management. He joined Misys in 2006 as Business Transformation Director and then became Chief Operating Officer of the Core Banking Division where he was responsible for business development,...

  • -- Recovery in the business market-- 15,000 extra seats at £69 return on London-Paris route during August

    Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, saw passenger numbers rise by 6% to 4.6 million and revenues increase by 18% to £404 million during the first half of 2010. This growth is due in part to the impact of the ash cloud disruption but also reflects a strengthening of the business market and an underlying increase in both business and leisure travellers during the period.
    Growth in passengers...

    • First direct day service launches on 19 December 2010

    • Fares start from just £149 return

    • Seats selling fast

    Eurostar, the high speed passenger train linking the UK with the Continent, has today opened ticket sales for its popular direct day ski services from St Pancras International and Ashford International to the French Alps (Tuesday 13 July 2010). Return fares start from £149. Bookings can be made online at www.eurostar.com or by calling 08432 186 186.

    Eurostar provides weekly direct services calling at...

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