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UK strike calendar – service stoppages planned for March and April
All the dates for strikes and stoppages across health, transport and education networks

Joe Middleton, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi, Anna Leach, Garry Blight, Safi Bugel and Casper Hughes

23, Mar, 2023 @4:08 PM

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Eurostar trains forced to run with empty seats due to Brexit passport rules
About 350 out of 900 seats normally left unsold on the first services between London, Paris and Brussels

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @1:41 PM

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Pan-European sleeper train to sweep Britons to Berlin from May 2023
Other similar routes have sprung up as the travel industry responds to rising fuel costs and climate damage

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

28, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Rail strikes: showdown talks planned as country comes to a standstill
Unions, ministers and industry bosses to meet amid wide-scale disruption caused by only 20% of rail services running

Joe Middleton and Joanna Partridge

14, Dec, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Fresh UK rail strikes announced in run-up to Christmas
Passengers warned of travel disruption as workers at Avanti West Coast and Eurostar join widescale action

Joe Middleton

30, Nov, 2022 @6:31 PM

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Eurostar’s customer service has gone off the rails
We had to cancel a trip to Paris after being stuck in a broken-down train and all we got was a voucher

Anna Tims

19, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Post-Brexit checks reduce Eurostar’s London terminal capacity by a third
Rail boss says St Pancras has only avoided chaos seen at Channel ports because of services being cut

Gwyn Topham

27, Sep, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Shapps ‘risks travel chaos by ruling out emergency visa for aviation workers’
Industry bosses criticise transport secretary as unions accuse him of being disingenuous

Joe Middleton and agency

02, Jun, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Spanish rail reveals plans for high-speed London to Paris link
State operator Renfe says Channel tunnel service competing with Eurostar can be ‘viable and profitable’

Sam Jones in Madrid

27, Oct, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Ski trains to resume between London and the French Alps
Service starting in December will be a charter train only available to those booking holidays through one French operator

Nicky Gardner

17, Sep, 2021 @11:26 AM

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‘Great to be back’: tears in London as quarantine-free travel from France resumes
First Eurostar train arrives at St Pancras on Sunday morning since Covid restrictions were lifted

Ben Quinn

08, Aug, 2021 @2:59 PM

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Travellers in rush for short breaks as England restrictions are eased
Eurostar and easyJet report surge in ticket sales while package holiday operators anticipate bumper weekend

Rob Davies

05, Aug, 2021 @5:19 PM

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