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Eurostar, the high-speed rail link between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced that its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the 26 October 2020.
All train operators in Britain and Network Rail are now signed up to the Sunflower scheme, designed to enable people with non-visible disabilities to discreetly let others know that they might require a little more time, support or assistance when travelling.
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.
Within our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Rebecca Cranshaw, Community and Environment Manager at Eurostar, discusses the company’s Tread Lightly plan and how the rail industry is witnessing a culture shift, as passengers become more focused on sustainability and allow this focus to impact their decisions.
Eurostar has introduced a direct, non-stop route between the Netherlands and the UK without requiring passengers to disembark midway for passport control.
The new commitments include plastic-free service, planting a tree for every Eurostar train service, and gaining a third star from the SRA for food service.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Dyan Crowther, Chief Executive Officer of HS1 Ltd, explains how she believes it is crucial for operations to focus on improving the passenger experience and her thoughts on diversifying the rail sector's workforce.
The Eurostar Board, the high-speed rail passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced the appointment of Dominique Reiniche as its new Chair.
As part of Global Railway Review's 25th anniversary, Simon Fletcher, Coordinator Europe and Chief Standardisation Officer at the UIC, reflects on rail developments and looks ahead to how rail must play a vital role as we enter a new generation of public transport.
In a world first for an international rail company, Eurostar offers a more seamless alternative regarding buying and storing tickets.
Siemens' New £8 million Bogie Service Centre completes servicing of its 100th bogie, four months after opening.
The direct rail service from London to Amsterdam – in its first year of operation – has significantly reduced CO2 emissions in comparison to flying.
The year 2018 also marked the celebration of 25 years of Eurostar, with over 190 million passengers since services began in 1994.
Eurostar recorded a sharp increase in traffic over the whole of 2018 and has set a new all-time record with 10.97 million passengers.