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  • Eurostar train in London station
    UK reporters seemingly break multiple laws in 3D gun hit piece
    Hysterically -- and falsely -- characterizing a transparently agenda-driven stunt as “a massive international security risk,” a pair of British propagandists working for The Mail on Sunday tried to gin up hysteria by downloading,...
  • Traveling by train in Europe
    See Europe by Train : 5 Things to Choose Right Rail Pass or Fare
    Whether you are a first time traveler or a repeat visitor, there is never enough to know about the train system in Europe, especially if you’ve never used it before. Selecting a perfect rail pass or train fare for your trip can save you...
  • Eurostar in London
    European rails on sale
    The RailEurope travel service is offering a discount on Eurostar tickets purchased through April 30. Eurostar is the popular high-speed train service that directly connects London and Paris using a rail tunnel under the English Channel.The sale...
  • Transport strike looming in Belgium
    Strike in Belgium may disrupt air, rail travel
    By David Stewart WhiteA planned January 30 strike by Belgian unions threatens to disrupt air and rail service in the central European country. David Cockroft, head of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) claimed that "On...
  • Strike in Belgium to halt some Eurostar rail services
    Strike to halt Eurostar and other trains
    By David Stewart White20 December, 2011A planned strike by Belgian rail workers threatens to cancel high-speed Eurostar service in the busy pre-holiday period. Eurostar trains to and from Brussels will be canceled for 24 hours starting December 21...
  • Train in Germany
    European travel plans? Shop and compare
    Life just got a bit easier for international travel. Now, not only can you shop and compare to reduce your travel cost when flying, there's a new European train travel program for savvy travelers. There are many travel websites where you can...
  • Blois
    Paris day trip to the Loire Valley: Medici, murder, da Vinci & dungeons
    Take a tour of discovery from Paris to the nearbyLoire Valley on the weekend to avoid the crowds at the Louvre, Versailles and Notre Dame. Don't speak French? No worries, everyone in Paris learns English in high school, and bilingual guides...
  • Eurostar to change branding and logo
    Eurostar to change branding for popular European services
    Eurostar has revealed it will be changing its branding and introducing new service enhancements for its customers, with Eurostar wishing to reflect its plans and ambitions for the business in the future.Over the last few years Eurostar has seen a...
  • Olympic rings appear in London
    Olympic rings appear in London
    By David Stewart White4 March 2011London's first official set of Olympic Rings was unveiled this week in busy St. Pancras rail station. Passengers arriving on the high-speed Eurostar trains from continental Europe were among the first to...
  • Day train in Italy
    Rail Europe introduces exclusive Eurostar High Speed Deal
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernOK, Raleigh and North Carolina travelers dreaming of a European getaway: Here's a deal.Rail Europe Inc. is offering early savings on Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service connecting Paris and...
  • Paris in winter is for any age to enjoy
    Finding yourself in Paris: it's not just for jeune filles anymore
    For anyone who's doubted the allure of Paris in one's more mature years, ask yourself: were you any more jaded by love the second or third time around? Mais non!So don't wait. In case your AARP card, creaky limbs and failing eyesight...
  • Air France Airbus 319
    Strike cancels flights in France
    By David Stewart White22 September, 2010A strike by French air traffic controllers has caused cancellation of many airline flights in France. The 24-hour strike will begin at 6:00 p.m. (GMT) on 22 September. Air France intends to operate its long...
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    European strike scorecard
    visitlondonimages/ britainonview/ Pawel Libera By DAVID S. WHITE Examiner.com Whether by land, air or sea, labor strikes continue to disrupt transportation services in Europe. Late on April 6, French railway engineers (drivers) start what could...