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Eurostar launches its new state-of- the-art e320 trains on London-Brussels route  

Eurostar e320 train
Major investment in the Eurostar fleet, stations and service 
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, previewed its new e320 train on the London-Brussels route in advance of its introduction into service on Sunday 28 May.
The arrival of the new trains on the Brussels service is part of a £1 billion programme of investment in Eurostar’s fleet, stations and service which included the purchase of 17 new e320 trains and the refurbishment of its original trains.    


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Eurostar reports a strong performance in quarter 1 2017

Sales revenues and passenger numbers up year-on-year
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today reported a positive first quarter in 2017.  Sales revenues were up 15% year-on-year (£232 million 2017: £201 million 2016) underpinned by a strong performance in the business travel and overseas markets.  Passenger numbers for the period were up by 2% (2.27m 2017: 2.23m 2016).


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Eurostar launches culinary competition with leading environmental organisations

Young people aged between 15 and 19 invited to enter the “Create a sustainable Business Premier dish” challenge
Eurostar, the cross-Channel high speed passenger rail service, has joined forces with GoodPlanet Foundation (France), GoodPlanet Belgium and the Young People’s Trust for the Environment (YPTE), to launch a culinary challenge across the UK, France and Belgium.


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Belmond launches Belmond Las Casitas and South America’s first luxury sleeper train, 
‎ Belmond Andean Explorer

Belmond Andean Explorer, South America
Today, Belmond enhances its Peru portfolio with the acquisition of Belmond Las Casitas in Colca Canyon and the launch of Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train. The development marks progress on the Company’s 2020 strategic growth plan and cements Belmond’s position as leaders of luxury travel experiences in Peru’s most exceptional locations.

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Sony and Eurostar launch first ever ‘Sound Menu’

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Helping passengers get the most out of their journey, with carefully curated, music psychologist-led playlist
Sony and Eurostar have partnered to offer passengers the most relaxing journey yet, courtesy of the new ‘Sound Menu’, optimised for use with Sony’s 1000X wireless headphones with industry leading noise cancelling technology.


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