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  Eurostar: Tickets
Eurostar fulfils all your wishes, from the Eurostar reservation to the progress of your journey.
Eurostar fare, connecting services, latest deals : Eurostar is by your side to organize your travel as well as possible.
The Eurostar official website puts at your disposal a booking form according to your destination, the date, and the number of travellers so as to propose you the best price.
www.eurostar-uk.co.uk   (262 words)

  Eurostar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eurostar is a train service that connects London (Waterloo station) with Paris (Gare du Nord), Lille and Brussels (Gare du Midi).
Eurostar First Class is in the centre of the train.
Eurostar maintains one of the spare "Regional" Eurostars for VIP use.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurostar   (2936 words)

 TGVweb - Eurostar
Eurostar's debut was delayed by the controversy surrounding the time and budget overruns encountered during construction of the tunnel.
Eurostar is already woefully underpowered when it uses third rail (it has about one quarter of its full power available, in order to limit current pickup to about 750 Amps per shoe) so frequent tripping made it impossible to keep an already slow schedule.
Eurostar's third rail pickup shoes are not linked through a 750 V power cable running the length of the train, so that when a break in contact occurs, the load cannot be taken over by as many other pickups.
www.trainweb.org /tgvpages/eurostar.html   (1861 words)

 The Evening Standard and Eurostar Promotion Terms & Conditions | This is London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Eurostar and the Evening Standard shall not be liable for any failure to fulfil this offer where such failure is caused by any supervening circumstances amounting to force majeure.
Eurostar and the Evening Standard are not responsible for the booking telephone line or any disappointment caused to the readers by the booking telephone lines being busy.
Eurostar reserves the right to refuse to honour any application or to recover the full fare for any booking if it considers there has been an abuse of this promotion or breach of the terms and conditions of this promotion.
www.thisislondon.co.uk /competitions/articles/7350727   (1218 words)

 Eurostar train tickets and timetables
Eurostar is the high speed rail service linking the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel.
Eurostar trains depart frequently, making it possible to leave London or Ashford in the morning, lunch, sight-see and shop in Paris, Brussels, Lille or Calais then return to the UK the same day.
Eurostar Train tickets to Brussels are valid for onward travel to and from any Belgian station at no extra cost.
www.directrail.com /eurostar.aspx   (316 words)

 Eurostar tickets - London Waterloo to Paris, Lille and Brussels
Eurostar is the fast rail service directly linking the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel.
With Eurostar there are also direct daily services from London Waterloo and Ashford to the gates of Disneyland Resort Paris and, during the winter holiday season, Eurostar operates two services every week from Waterloo and Ashford to Moutiers and Bourg St Maurice in the French Alps.
Eurostar also runs a direct service to Avignon in Provence on Saturdays during the summer.
www.directferries.co.uk /eurostar.htm   (290 words)

 Eurostar on track to break even | This is Money
Eurostar, headed by chief executive Richard Brown, said it is carrying in excess of 10,000 passengers a week more than it did in 2004, with passenger numbers leaping by 8% to 3.68 million in the first six months of the year.
Eurostar's sales in the period leapt 14% to £245m as it attracted more premiumpaying passengers with a rise of 17% in the number of people travelling on business.
Eurostar management is buoyant, claiming 69% of the plane/train passenger market to Paris and 62% to Brussels, both up by five percentage points year-on-year.
thisismoney.co.uk /news/article.html?in_article_id=402351&in_page_id=2   (374 words)

 Eurostar Service
Eurostar provides you with anything you need to make your trip a relaxing journey and get you ready to make the most of your destination when you arrive in the heart of the city.
Eurostar terminals are located downtown and are well connected by public transport and taxi services.
Eurostar staff members are ready to welcome you and are easily recognizable by their chic modern Eurostar uniforms created by the British designer Jacqueline de Baer.
autoeurope.raileurope.com /us/rail/eurostar/service.htm   (835 words)

 Eurostar holidays - Great Escapes
Eurostar is the high-speed reliable train service to the continent, a fast and convenient way to travel to cities in Europe as well as direct to the heart of Disneyland® Resort Paris.
The Eurostar service, from London Waterloo and Ashford, transports you to the centre of Paris, Lille, Brussels or Disneyland® Resort Paris where you can get connecting trains on to many other cities including Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp.
The capital of Flanders is a hidden gem which in the 15th and 16th centuries competed with Paris in terms of wealth and opulence, prepare to be stunned by a wealth of architectural delights that include Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque churches.
www.greatescapes.co.uk /docs/short_breaks/eurostar_escapes/default.aspx   (882 words)

 Technorati Tag: eurostar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Eurostar Tickets from $90 Round Trip London to Paris or Brussels on the Eurostar train.
EuroStar: London-Paris from $45 EuroStar crosses the Channel Tunnel and runs high-speed between the center of London and the center of Paris or Brussels, from $45.
Eurostar from London, Paris, Brussels, Lille Eurostar trains between London, Lille, Paris, and Brussels.
www.technorati.com /tag/eurostar   (496 words)

 CNN.com - Eurostar turns 10 years old - Nov 14, 2004
Eurostar -- run by the state railways of France, Belgium and privately-held London Continental Railways -- was launched November 14, 1994.
Eurostar says its trains are taking market share from airlines such as Ryanair and British Airways on both its London-Paris and London-Brussels routes.
"Eurostar alone has carried nearly 60 million passengers in that time and, as high-speed rail expands in the UK after 2007, we are confident that this number will go on growing substantially," Eurostar Director of Communications Paul Charles said in a statement.
edition.cnn.com /2004/BUSINESS/11/14/eurostar.anniversary   (256 words)

 eurostar (virtual airline) - News Archives
Eurostar Aviation will be present at the 8th annual European Flight Simulation exhibition, to be held in Birmingham, UK on Saturday, November 24.
Eurostar pilots John Barrett and John Grasso are cooperating in contributing to the fleet department and we thank them for this.
This is an opportunity for all Eurostar pilots to contribute in various areas, and to be a part of development plans.
www.eurostar-aviation.ch /info/newscol.html   (3737 words)

 Euro Railways: Eurostar - Paris - London - Brussels
Eurostar, also referred to as The Channel Tunnel Train, is the extraordinary train of the 21st century.
Eurostar crosses the Channel Tunnel and runs at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph) on high speed lines.
Eurostar service is direct, from center of London to center of Paris or Brussels in 2 hours and 40 minutes as well as services for Disneyland Paris, Calais, Ashford and Lille.
www.eurorailways.com /eurostar   (463 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Travel | News | Grace Jones in Eurostar fracas
But there is a more exclusive Eurostar class, the premium, which entitles travellers to a four-course meal and a taxi home.
When Jones was confronted on the 8.43pm train from Paris, she was, according to a Eurostar spokesman, accused of being in the premium-class area with just a first-class ticket.
Eurostar's communications director, Paul Charles, said: "Grace Jones was challenged by the train manager and was told that, as she did not have a premium-class ticket, she would have to pay for an upgrade.
travel.guardian.co.uk /news/story/0,7445,1454010,00.html   (304 words)

 TGVweb - TGV Photos - Eurostar
Some Eurostar stock had to be delivered for testing in the UK before the Channel Tunnel was opened, and thus travelled by road and ferry.
Eurostar trailers awaiting delivery at the Alstom (formerly GEC-Alsthom, formerly De Dietrich) Aytré factory near La Rochelle, France, in 1993.
The Eurostar markings have yet to be applied, and white plastic film protects the car ends (with an opening for the Scharfenberg couplers, which are used to link the two halves of a Eurostar).
www.trainweb.org /tgvpages/images/eurostar   (536 words)

 CNN.com - Eurostar breakdown traps 600 - Feb. 8, 2003
Eurostar said on Saturday it did not know why the train's braking system had failed causing it to stop on a 15-metre high (50 feet) bridge.
A Eurostar spokeswoman said: "We are investigating the circumstances of the breakdown and the conditions on the train."
She refused to say how many windows had been smashed and would not comment on whether any formal complaints of criminal damage would be made to police.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/02/08/eurostar.breakdown   (262 words)

 Cheap Eurostar Tickets, Eurostar to Paris, Brussels and Disneyland, Eurostar Quotes Available
Eurostar is the only way to travel — for extra luxury upgrade to First Class from only £70 per person.
Eurostar has shattered the UK train speed record, London Waterloo to Paris now takes just 2 hours 35 minutes and Waterloo to Brussels is only 2 hours 20 minutes.
Eurostar Information: Click Here for information on Eurostar terminals, Check in times, timetables and special travel needs.
www.discount-london.com /eurostar.asp   (366 words)

 Rick Steves' Eurail Passes: English Channel by Eurostar
The Eurostar zips you from downtown London to downtown Paris (15+/day) or Brussels (10/day) in 2.5 hours, faster and easier than flying.
Eurostar Standard Class Tickets: London Waterloo or Ashford to/from Paris Nord or Brussels Midi stations.
The old-fashioned way of crossing the Channel is cheaper than Eurostar, but twice as complicated and time-consuming.
www.ricksteves.com /rail/eurostar.htm   (1187 words)

 Eurostar Chunnel Fares, Schedules, Information
You can also use Eurostar Chunnel train between London and Calais, France or between Paris and Ashford England in even less time.
Passholder fare is only good on Eurostar routes within the countries covered by your pass.
Eurostar Tickets can be purchased up to 180 days in advance.
members.aol.com /railterc/Page523.html   (690 words)

 Eurostar: Ticket for Paris, Brussels, Disneyland resort and European city break
When booking Eurostar + Hotel discount may be available for children under 4 - this will be included in the total price.
Due to single-line working and a speed restriction in the Tunnel all Eurostar services throughout operating this evening will be delayed.
Eurostar services are expected to return to normal tomorrow (22/08/06).
www.eurostar.co.uk   (304 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Eurostar designer derides comfy clothes
Eurostar want people to think 'wow' when they travel on the train
French designer Philippe Starck has derided Eurostar passengers who dress in comfy clothes for the trip across the channel.
But Eurostar spokesman Roger Harrison stressed people were still welcome on the train no matter what they wore.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/2944140.stm   (231 words)

 EuroStar - low wing ultralight aircraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Eurostar is almost identical to the SportStar, indeed it is the aircraft on which the SportStar is based.
The Eurostar was voted 'Aircraft of the Year' for 2003 by the readers of UK Flyer Magazine – to quote: "...the Eurostar is an extremely high quality, all-metal low-wing, tricycle undercarriage, two seat touring aircraft which is also highly suitable for training purposes."
The Eurostar kit is ‘quick build’ and has been 51% approved by FAA in the USA and Recreational Aviation Australia (formerly the AUF).
www.foxbat.com.au /eurostar/index.php   (645 words)

 Eurostar preps Wi-Fi train trial | The Register
Eurostar, the company that runs rail services through the Channel Tunnel, will offer passengers Wi-Fi Internet access later this year.
However, unlike those services, Eurostar is believed to be considering offering the facility to all passengers, not just those travelling in First Class coaches.
Eurostar hopes the refurb will help win back passengers who have been tempted by no-frills airlines.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/02/10/eurostar_preps_wifi_train_trial   (325 words)

Eurostar has been named Train Operator of the Year at the National Rail Awards, World’s Leading Rail Service at the World Travel Awards, Best Rail Network at the Business Travel World Awards, and Best Rail Operator at the Travel Weekly Globe Awards.
Eurostar tickets mean a seat reservation, wide, reclining seats, complimentary daily newspaper, complimentary drink and gourmet meal served at your seat, included in the price of your ticket.
Eurostar speeds you through the Channel Tunnel, one of Europe's biggest infrastructure projects to date.
www.ferreri.freeserve.co.uk /eurostartrains.html   (1283 words)

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