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Eurostar today said publicity from last summer’s Olympics saw a surge of passengers from the US, Australia and Brazil occupy its seats this year.
'Illegally' high charges mean tunnel runs 43 per cent under capacity while inflating Eurostar ticket prices
Temperatures could reach 21 degrees in the south of England
British emergency services continue to rescue motorists as travel woe spreads to northern Europe with the closure of Frankfurt airport and suspension of all Eurostar services
The man who pays his way
With his Belgian passport and job as a Brussels bus driver, Norbert Rukimbira would not have stood out as a suspected international assassin as he sat on board the Eurolines coach that pulled into the passport control building at Folkestone’s Eurotunnel terminal three weeks ago.
Channel Tunnel high-speed train company Eurostar today reported a surge in Easter and royal wedding weekend passengers.
Here is a scene from the near future. Arriving at the Gare du Nord in Paris by Eurostar, you discover that, as usual, the taxi queue seems to stretch half-way back to the Channel Tunnel.
It would be interesting to know what Beatrix Potter would have made of it. Dozens of exotic species, whose natural habitats range from the lower reaches of the Yangtze River to the steamy canopy of the Amazonian rainforest by way of the arid Australian Outback, are thriving in the temperate climes of the British countryside.
Royal Navy and merchant ships may form flotilla to spearhead repatriation
Eurostar was investigating its latest embarrassing cross-channel train breakdown today which left more than 700 people stranded in darkness.
The extent of Eurostar failures and the "appalling" conditions hundreds of its passengers endured while trapped on broken-down trains in the Channel Tunnel were highlighted today in an independent report into the pre-Christmas travel chaos.
I found myself in Milford Sound on the day of the annual Great Naked Tunnel Race. Well, surely it would be rude not to take part?
From the outbreak of the Second World War right through to preparations for the London Olympics, John James Murphy organised armies of construction workers, many of them from his native Ireland, to provide a large slice of Britain’s infrastructure. His life took him from County Kerry’s Cahirciveen, one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions, to the mud of the building sites of London and elsewhere. In the process his name became synonymous with the construction business.
Fishermen split over pay-off, but Channel Tunnel is a likely target for further protests
As normal service is resumed on Eurostar following last year’s Tunnel fire, Ben Ross does the maths on Britain’s rail link with the Continent