Channel Tunnel Power Outage Frustrates Bid to Clear Fire Backlog

January 18, 2015 2:43 PM

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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...

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