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Articles: More passengers for Eurostar

Contributed by localrags on Oct 20, 2003 - 01:43 PM


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<FONT color=black><FONT face=Arial size=4>MORE PASSENGERS FOR EUROSTAR<IMG alt=Eurostar hspace=10 src="" align=left vspace=20 border=1>

<FONT color=black>The opening of the £1.9bn stage of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link through Kent has boosted the number of passengers travelling o­n Eurostar, figures show.

The London to Paris and Brussels high-speed train company sold 426,955 tickets in 19 days after the Folkestone to Fawkham Junction stage was opened.

This is an 11.7% increase o­n tickets sold in the same period last year.