Eurostar cancels all its trains from London on account of flooding on the tracks | International | EUROtoday

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The Eurostar firm, which operates trains that join the United Kingdom with continental Europe by the Eurotunnel, has introduced the cancellation of all its companies this Saturday to and from London as a result of closure of a monitor because of a flood. “Due to the flooding of a tunnel on the high-speed line near London, we have to cancel all trains this Saturday, December 30,” Eurostar introduced on its social networks. The firm has advisable vacationers to not go to the stations until they’ve exchanged their tickets for a prepare that may make their journey.

The outage has affected 1000’s of passengers, who had been planning to journey to have fun New Year’s Eve, and have discovered themselves trapped at London’s St. Pancras station, the departure and arrival level of Eurostar trains. The flooding occurred close to the Ebsfleet International station, east of London, in a tunnel beneath the River Thames, which was flooded as a result of excessive rain and wind storm that’s hitting the United Kingdom lately. The British Meteorological Institute (Met Office) has issued a yellow alert for wind, rain and snow that impacts a lot of the territory.

The Southeastern Railways firm, which operates on the identical tracks to hyperlink London with the southeast of England, had already warned that high-speed trains are “not expected” immediately between St. Pancras and Ashford International, close to the Eurotunnel. This episode marks the second interruption of Eurostar companies in lower than ten days, after the corporate’s staff in France surprisingly declared a “last-minute strike” on December 21.

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