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Save the Eurostart - Mary Kenny

Regulars | By Mary Kenny

Don’t let the most thrilling train trip in Europe go off the rails. Please save ailing Eurostar, says Mary Kenny

Honestly, I will be genuinely heartbroken if Eurostar – that magical train that plies between London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam – goes bust because of the beastly pandemic. We can see the danger signs and hear the threats that it might. It has lost 95 per cent of its passengers over the last year – because of restrictions on travel. In 2019, Eurostar was carrying 30,000 travellers a day; in the COVID year, that had dwindled to around 1,500. ...

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