eurostar

Strikes among NS staff lead to nuisance

NS service employees and conductors on the train from Amsterdam to Brussels will go on strike on Wednesday. The NS is counting on nuisance for travelers to and from the Belgian capital. According to the rail operator, they must take into account a longer travel time, cancellation of trains and other departure and arrival times.

Eurostar saved with aid package

Eurostar has been rescued with a package of aid measures, the refinancing package of GBP 250 million (€ 290 million) consists mainly of additional equity and bank loans guaranteed by the shareholders: SNCF (the French state railway group and majority shareholder of Eurostar), Patina Rail LLP (a consortium supported by Caisse de dépôt