Channel Tunnel Power Outage Frustrates Bid to Clear Fire Backlog

January 18, 2015 2:43 PM

25 0

Eurostar International Ltd. canceled 11 of its Channel Tunnel express services following what it said was a power outage in the sole tube left open after a fire yesterday, frustrating attempts to clear a backlog of stranded passengers.

Six trains from London plus two from Paris and three from Brussels were struck from the timetable after a two-hour shutdown led to delays, Eurostar spokeswoman Catherine Bayles said by telephone. While other services between the three cities will run as normal, people booked on the scrapped departur...

Read more

To category page