Eurostar services will remain suspended on Tuesday 16 February between the UK and Brussels

15 Feb 2010

-- Suspension due to a serious accident at Halle outside Brussels involving two domestic commuter rail services on Monday 15 February-- Eurostar is operating a reduced service between its UK stations and Lille-- London – Paris services operating normally
Eurostar will also be suspending all services between the UK and Brussels on Tuesday 16 February because of a serious accident involving two domestic commuter trains which occurred at 08h30 (CET) on Monday 15 February 2010.
The scene of the accident is where the domestic commuter lines and high-speed lines meet at Halle near Brussels. This means that Eurostar services and other rail services including Thalys are unable to operate.
Eurostar is operating a reduced timetable between its UK stations and Lille. Services between London and Paris / Disneyland Resort Paris are operating normally.
Because of the seriousness of the accident and the expected impact on both domestic and international rail services, passengers between the UK and Brussels are strongly advised to postpone or cancel their journeys. Eurostar passengers can exchange or refund their tickets.
More information will be found on www.eurostar.com or 03448 224 777.
A further up-date regarding services on Wednesday 17 February will be issued on Tuesday 16 February.
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For more information contact:
Eurostar Press OfficeEurostart:0044 (0)20 7843 5500e:press.office@eurostar.co.uk