Bad climate and flooding, at the least 14 Eurostar journeys to and from London cancelled | EUROtoday

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There is chaos in rail transport in England on the eve of the top of yr celebrations. The cancellation – simply this morning, Saturday 30 December – of at the least 14 journeys on the Eurostar strains was attributable to an interruption of the railway line close to London which can be having repercussions for Southeastern trains. Thousands of passengers will subsequently be stranded on New Year’s Eve, in what is taken into account one of many busiest weekends of the yr for trains. Eurostar, which runs providers from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, apologized to prospects for the impression of the disruption on their journey plans. The unhealthy climate can be inflicting issues for Southeastern Railway providers on the identical route. Last December twenty first, on the top of the festive season, Eurostar passengers had already confronted quite a few prepare cancellations as a result of a shock strike which paralyzed the Channel Tunnel.

The cease to coach journey was imposed on the railway authorities by the sudden flooding of a transport tunnel attributable to unhealthy climate. Eurostar providers from London have been canceled “until the end of the day” as a result of heavy rain and winds – there isn’t a high-speed service between Ebbsfleet International and London St Pancras International as we speak as a result of a tunnel underneath the Thames is flooded. Meanwhile, a flood warning has been issued for over 100 areas of the United Kingdom for the subsequent few hours as rain, wind and snow will hit numerous areas of the nation.–video-danni-tempesta-gerrit-AFJt2wCC