Eurostar has reported a record 2018, pulling in almost £1 billion in ticket sales. Passenger numbers rose 7%, to 11 million, with business travellers the greatest increase, up 12%. The rail company launched a new service between London and the Netherlands, a success hampered only by regulations requiring inbound passengers to change trains in Brussels. CEO Mike Cooper notes a “growing appetite among customers for international high-speed rail travel and a sustainable alternative to the airlines”.

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