Eurostar - Articles and news items

Automated Border Control now at St Pancras

Rail industry news / 16 February 2017 /

State-of-the-art Automated Border Control (ABC) equipment has now been deployed at St Pancras International Station. This will not only make the immigration procedure smoother and quicker for passengers, but it will also increase security at the border.

On-board infotainment: enhancing the rail passenger experience

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 10 November 2016 /

European Railway Review travels on Eurostar’s new e320 train to experience its on-board infotainment service and finds out why good content and passenger information will help enhance the passenger experience.

Challenging Q2 for Eurostar following Brexit & Brussels attacks

Rail industry news / 29 July 2016 /

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has reported a challenging second quarter (Q2) of 2016, as business demand softened in the run-up to the EU referendum and leisure traffic continued to be impacted by the Brussels terrorist attacks…

Eurostar introduces SNAP digital hub for best value fares

Rail industry news / 26 May 2016 /

Eurostar has launched SNAP – a new digital hub offering best value tickets for passengers with travel time flexibility.

Challenging Q1 for Eurostar as travellers remain cautious following terrorist attacks

Rail industry news / 20 May 2016 /

Eurostar has experienced a challenging first quarter of 2016 following the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels.

Eurostar passenger numbers remain constant with introduction of e320 trains

Rail industry news / 15 March 2016 /

Eurostar has revealed passenger numbers remained stable for the high-speed UK to mainland Europe rail service during 2015, coinciding with the introduction of the new e320 trains.

“…well done Eurostar!”

Railway Extra / 1 February 2016 /

Next year Ian Hall will notch up a decade of regular travel between London and Brussels on the Eurostar. As the train operator launches revamped trains, he assesses services to and from the political capital of Europe for European Railway Review.

Installation of a static train weighing system at Hitachi North Pole depot

Rail industry news / 14 January 2016 /

A static weighing system (PTW 500-VB2X) which can provide individual wheel weights across the total train has been installed at Hitachi Rail Europe’s new North Pole Depot…

Eurostar passenger numbers continue to grow over summer months

Rail industry news / 28 October 2015 /

Eurostar has reported a 2 percent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers in Q3 2015 with a record 1 million passengers carried during July 2015.

Eurostar reveals record-breaking passenger numbers in Q2

Rail industry news / 21 July 2015 /

Eurostar has revealed 2.8 million customers travelled on services between the UK and the continent in Q2 2015, the highest number recorded in one quarter.

European Commission approves SNCF acquisition of Eurostar

Rail industry news / 13 May 2015 /

The European Commission has today announced conditional approval for the SNCF acquisition of Eurostar.

Eurostar reports on Q1 2015 performance

Rail industry news / 16 April 2015 /

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, reported a resilient performance in the first quarter of 2015…