Disruption to Eurostar Services Monday 2nd March.

Due to a person hit by a train between Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International, the High Speed line is currently closed.  As a result Eurostar trains are subject to delay and cancellation this afternoon.  Emergency services are attending the incident and as soon as they advise the line can reopen our service will resume – we expect a further update shortly.

Due to likely delays and/or cancellations, customers due to travel today are advised to exchange to travel another day or refund their ticket.

Belgian Railway Workers Strike 30 June.

Belgium’s national union of railway workers will participate in 24-hour strike action today, Monday 30th June 2014. The strike which actually started last night at 10pm CET, is due to finish tonight at 2200 CET.

Due to the strike Belgium’s rail networks are closed and are unable to operate services to and from Brussels. The strike is also affecting Eurostar services, which will terminate and commence at Lille Europe. In addition, a reduced timetable will operate for Eurostar services between London and Lille in both directions.

National Strike in Belgium.

Belgian unions have announced a national railway strike on Wednesday 3 October.
The strike is due to start at 22:00 on Tuesday 2 October and will last for 24 hours. Apart from national trains, this strike will also affect Eurostar services
between Lille and Brussels-Midi. If the strike goes ahead as planned, the first train affected will be the last Eurostar from London to Brussels (service 9156)
on Tuesday 2 October.

During this period of industrial action, Eurostar services to and from Brussels will terminate and commence at Lille Europe station. In addition, Thalys trains
to Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne will also be hit by the strike.