Strike to hit Eurostar Belgium services

Strike to hit Eurostar Belgium services

Eurostar is being forced to suspend services to Brussels due to a planned 24-hour general strike in Belgium from tomorrow night (Tuesday).

The Channel Tunnel passenger train operator said services will not run to and from Brussels between 10pm tomorrow and 10pm on Wednesday.

The industrial action is expected to cause “major disruption” across the Belgian rail network, Eurostar warned.

Services through the Channel Tunnel to Brussels will terminal at Lille Europe station in France, where a special timetable will run on Wednesday

Eurostar is offering refunds or ticket exchanges free of charge, subject to availability on alternative services.

Additional information will be posted on the company’s website at as it becomes available.

Eurostar services to and from Paris and Disneyland Paris during this period will not be affected, the company said.

Winter Sun: Adventure, beach, culture

Adventure, beach, culture

Sun-soaked breaks don’t have to stop at the beach
Read More »

UK: Unusual stays

Unusual stays

Yurts and yachts to castles, think off-the-wall UK stays
Read More »

Winter Sun: Opening Gambia

Opening Gambia

This winter-sun spot is celebrating 50 years of independence
Read More »

Belfast: Land of the giants

Land of the giants

Belfast blends history and legend with a warm welcome
Read More »