Are Eurostar trains affected by UK rail strikes?

This week sees widespread disruption hit Nice Britain’s prepare community, as staff throughout Community Rail and 13 prepare operators who’re members of the RMT Union go on strike on 21, 23 and 25 June.

Solely round half the standard variety of trains will probably be operating throughout the three walkouts, with service disruption persevering with into the times following the economic motion (22, 24 and 26 June).

Many travellers’ plans have been impacted by the strikes, with these attending large-scale occasions together with Glastonbury competition notably affected.

A 24-hour strike on the London Underground on 21 June has additional disrupted journey throughout the capital.

However are Eurostar providers affected by the rail strikes?

Are Eurostar trains operating as regular throughout the strike?

Because of the industrial motion, Eurostar has mentioned it’s operating a decreased timetable between 21 and 25 June.

When you’ve got a ticket for journey on 22 or 24 June and your prepare is just not listed as cancelled or retimed, it means it’s scheduled to run as regular. A few trains will probably be departing later than traditional, and some further trains will probably be operating over the strike days.

Should you’d reasonably postpone your journey to keep away from travelling throughout the strike interval, you’ll be able to trade your reserving without spending a dime for journey at a unique date/time.

Which Eurostar trains are cancelled?


21, 23 and 25 June

  • 6.01-9.20 (prepare no. 9080)
  • 11.31-14.50 (prepare no. 9022)
  • 18.01-21.20 (prepare no. 9046)
  • 19.01-22.23 (prepare no. 9050)
  • 20.01-23.17 (prepare no. 9054)

22 and 24 June

  • 6.01-9.20 (prepare no. 9080)


21, 23 and 25 June

  • 17.13-18.30 (prepare no. 9047)
  • 18.13-19.30 (prepare no. 9051)
  • 19.13-20.39 (prepare no. 9055)
  • 20.13-21.30 (prepare no. 9059)
  • 21.13-22.44 (prepare no. 9063)

22 and 24 June

  • 7.13-8.30 (prepare no. 9007)

London to Lilles, Brussels, Rotterdam and Amsterdam

21, 23 and 25 June

  • 8.16 (prepare no. 9114)
  • 13.01 (prepare no. 9132)

Trains terminating in Brussels

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels and Lilles to London

21, 23 and 25 June

  • 16.47 (from Amsterdam; prepare no. 9157)
  • 17.56 (from Brussels; prepare no. 9153)
  • 18.47 (from Amsterdam; prepare no. 9167)

What are my choices if my Eurostar is cancelled?

In case your Eurostar prepare is cancelled, you’ve got the next choices:

  • Change your reserving without spending a dime for journey at a unique time/date in the identical journey class
  • Cancel your reserving and declare a Eurostar e-voucher legitimate for 12 months
  • Cancel your reserving and declare a refund of your ticket through your level of sale

See the total timetable right here

How can I get to St Pancras station?

Even when your Eurostar prepare is scheduled to run, there’ll nonetheless be main disruption to rail journeys within the UK, which can have an effect on connecting journeys. London Underground providers can also be disrupted.

Should you plan to journey to St Pancras station by rail, verify which trains are operating into London and go away loads of time.

If travelling throughout the Tube strike (21 June), learn the Impartial’s information on get across the capital.

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