Eurostar revenues down after Paris terror attacks

Eurostar revenues down after Paris terror attacks

First-quarter takings slump by 6% after January attacks, tunnel fire and rise in sterling, but company says trading has rebounded

Eurostar’s revenues fell in the first quarter of 2015 as ticket sales faltered after the Paris terror attacks and disruption from a fire in the Channel tunnel.

After years of growing passenger numbers, only cheaper advance fares kept thetrain operator’s journey numbers at the previous year’s level of 2.3m.

With forward bookings up on this time last year, we are gearing up for a busy summer period

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Source: Guardian Transport

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