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Sunday 20 December 2009
After 15 years of comparatively trouble-free operations, high-speed train company Eurostar is now facing huge challenges.
Sunday 20 December 2009
Saturday 19 December 2009
Passengers arrived back in Britain today after spending the night trapped in the Channel Tunnel as wintry weather brought chaos to the Christmas get-away.
Friday 18 December 2009
Eurostar train drivers went ahead with a pay strike today, but services were affected more by snow than the industrial action, according to the company.
Thursday 17 December 2009
Eurostar train managers today called off a planned 48-hour strike after accepting a new offer in a row over expenses.
Wednesday 16 December 2009
Talks will be held today in a bid to avert a 48-hour strike by drivers and on-board staff on Eurostar trains.
Saturday 14 November 2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
Eurostar is set to lose two key British non-executive directors with nearly 30 years' combined experience at the cross-channel train operator as part of a management shake-up.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Channel Tunnel train firm Eurostar's passenger numbers rose this summer as more UK holidaymakers escaped to the Continent on cheap getaways.
Saturday 03 October 2009
Tuesday 29 September 2009
Monday 28 September 2009
Workers who clean Eurostar trains are to stage a series of fresh strikes in a row over jobs and the introduction of staff fingerprinting, it was announced today.
Saturday 26 September 2009
Eurostar passengers spent several hours waiting in darkness after two trains were left stranded by a power cut to overhead lines.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Thursday 16 July 2009
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