Eurostar-Thalys merger promises fast green EU railway

More Eurostar disruption today after power failure in Channel Tunnel

30million passengers a year forecast for planned high-speed super-rail service

A planned merger between Eurostar and Thalys could see a Europe-wide super rail service boasting 30million passengers a year by 2030.

France’s state rail firm SNCF has majority stakes in both companies, which currently carry 18.5million people a year.

Bringing the two together would see high-speed routes between France, the UK, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands being run by the same company.

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