Tag: Rail Travel

UK Politics

No Eurostar for Stratford International – good

Scandal! The new Stratford International station might well not have any international trains stopping there. Among others the Mayor of Newham and investors building a shopping centre at Stratford are up in arms, as reported by the Evening Standard. Actually it’s no scandal. It’s just sensible. And I say this […]

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Abject Eurostar communications and technological failure

Last night at 2202 a newsletter arrived in my inbox entitled ‘Europe: the ideal Christmas gift’, urging me to offer friends and family a trip on Eurostar. At the same time Eurostar knew a difficult situation was developing on its services – BBC reported on it at 0400 this morning. […]