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    1. May 23, 2016

      On board for Eurostar’s journey across cultures

      When Nicolas Petrovic turned up at business school in 2003 to study for an MBA, he found that his group for the whole...

    2. May 4, 2016

      Eurostar stake sale takes UK taxpayers on voyage into the red

      Selling off the family silver was an accusation that was thrown at British prime minister Margaret Thatcher by Harold...

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    1. March 15, 2016

      Eurostar profits hit by Paris attacks

      Eurostar has posted a 38 per cent fall in profits after a “tough” year that saw the cross-channel train operator...

    2. January 21, 2016

      State assets: hindsight trading

      On every parliamentary committee, there are governing party MPs, others from the opposition, and many for the...

    3. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Upbeat revenue for Eurotunnel despite security strains

      Despite the terror attacks in Paris and the migrant crisis in Calais, Groupe Eurotunnel, the company operating the...

    4. January 20, 2016

      MPs raise concerns over valuation of public assets

      The government’s sale of a stake in Eurostar for twice what its advisers said the train company was worth raises...

    5. November 14, 2015

      Travel groups keep services to Paris open

      Terror in Paris François Hollande, the French president, announced immediately after Friday’s attacks that he was...

    6. November 6, 2015

      Auditors say early Eurostar sale cost taxpayer £745m

      The decision to sell the government’s stake in Eurostar is likey to have deprived the Treasury of more than £700m of...

    7. September 2, 2015

      Eurostar delays after migrants found

      Up to 4,500 passengers on the Eurostar service connecting London to Paris and Brussels have been hit by delays after...

    8. August 3, 2015

      UK lacks homegrown investors for its large infrastructure needs

      When the winning bid to invest in London’s £4.2bn “super-sewer”, a 25km tunnel snaking beneath the capital, was...

    9. June 24, 2015

      UK steps up border security after migrants exploit Calais strike

      Border security is being stepped up in Calais and Dover after migrants intent on reaching the UK sought to exploit...

    10. June 23, 2015

      British holidaymakers face more French strikes over summer

      British holidaymakers and lorry drivers travelling across the Channel this summer could face delays after French ferry...

    11. May 8, 2015

      London to the Mediterranean — without changing train

      Swaying in a carriage on board the first Eurostar train from London to Marseille, the renowned French chef Raymond...

    12. April 10, 2015

      Welcome to the Londonsphere

      London’s future is up for grabs. When you try to imagine what direction the city might go in, it’s useful to think...

    13. March 4, 2015

      Eurostar sale raises £757m for Treasury

      The Treasury has sold its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar cross-Channel train service for £585m, almost twice the sum...

    14. January 22, 2015

      Eurotunnel warns it faces struggle to sellMyFerryLink operation

      Eurotunnel will struggle to sell its MyFerryLink operation and may be forced to dispose of the bare assets, the Channel...

    15. January 19, 2015

      Eurotunnel resumes service after fire

      Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel has resumed services following a fire that led to its closure, over the weekend but...

    16. January 17, 2015

      Channel tunnel fire forces Eurostar cancellations

      The channel tunnel was evacuated and train services were cancelled on Saturday after a lorry caught fire on the French...

    17. December 18, 2014

      Bidders revealed for UK government stake in Eurostar

      A consortium of companies including 3i, Predica and GIC have emerged as bidders for the UK government’s 45 per cent...

    18. November 13, 2014

      Mixed blessings as Eurostar rolls out high-speed stock

      Even as Eurostar unveiled new state of the art high-speed trains that could cut London to Paris journey times, it...

    19. October 13, 2014

      George Osborne aims for pre-election sale of Eurostar holding

      Britain has started the sale of the government’s 40 per cent stake in Eurostar, the high-speed train company, with the...

    20. October 10, 2014

      David Cameron defends U-turn on Ebola screening

      David Cameron has assured Britons that he is taking “all the steps” necessary to prevent the Ebola virus spreading to...

    21. October 9, 2014

      Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola

      Enhanced screening for Ebola is to be introduced at London’s two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, and the Eurostar...

    22. October 3, 2014

      John Lewis apologises for France is ‘finished’ comments

      John Lewis, that most British of retail institutions, has apologised for comments made by its managing director who...

    23. July 25, 2014

      Travel updates: London, Kashmir, Oxfordshire

      London From May next year it will be possible to travel from the British capital to the Mediterranean without changing...

    24. July 8, 2014

      Unresolved power failure sparks further Eurostar cancellations

      Eurostar cancelled some train services through the Channel tunnel on Tuesday after Eurotunnel failed to resolve...

    25. July 7, 2014

      Six-hour delays after Eurotunnel breakdown

      Hundreds of rail passengers were evacuated from a Eurotunnel train on Monday after spending hours stuck on a...

    26. April 4, 2014

      Unions to seek judicial review over planned rail sale

      Rail unions have decided to seek a judicial review of the competition to run the East Coast main line in an attempt to...

    27. March 5, 2014

      Eurostar lifts capacity to enter new markets

      Eurostar is set to lift its capacity by a fifth next year when it takes delivery of the first new trains since its...

    28. January 17, 2014

      SNCF, First Group and Stagecoach shortlisted for East Coast

      FirstGroup and Stagecoach will face stiff competition from SNCF, the French state-owned rail operator, in a race to...

    29. November 29, 2013

      All aboard the TGV to Barcelona

      This time, we’re told, it’s finally going to happen. From December 15, direct high-speed trains will link Paris and...

    30. October 15, 2013

      UK recovery drives jump in Eurostar revenues

      Eurostar, the operator of cross-channel passenger services, said there were signs of a sustained recovery in the UK...

    31. September 30, 2013

      Eurostar to bid for East Coast main line franchise

      Eurostar, the operator of cross-Channel rail services, is to enter the bidding for UK domestic rail franchises for the...

    32. August 30, 2013

      Paris: the affordable London suburb

      I fled London for Paris in 2001. I was getting too old for my rented shared slum above an off-licence in Marylebone,...

    33. July 25, 2013

      Eurotunnel chairman attacks competition regulators

      Eurotunnel is operating in a “hostile environment” as it tries to face down two separate regulatory challenges to its...

    34. July 22, 2013

      Eurotunnel and Eurostar bosses clash over running costs

      A furious dispute has broken out between the operator of the Channel tunnel and the monopoly passenger train company...

    35. July 2, 2013

      HS2’s escalating costs are a familiar problem

      HS2 will be biggest infrastructure project the UK has seen since the building of the Channel tunnel and its high-speed...

    36. June 25, 2013

      California the latest frontier for high-speed trains

      There could be few landscapes more different from the densely-packed urban corridor between Tokyo and Osaka and the...

    37. June 21, 2013

      A train manifesto

      All aboard! Boooop! Boooop! The Fast Lane Summer Super Express (FLSSE) is about to depart. Don’t worry, no need to...

    38. June 20, 2013

      Eurotunnel fees are too high, rules Brussels

      Eurotunnel could face a cut of up to 50 per cent in the fees it levies on operators using the subsea rail link, after...

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