Industrial action in Belgium – Sunday 17 – Monday 18 October, eurostar trains affected.

Published 15/10/2010 02.23 PM   |    Updated 15/10/2010 10.49 PM

Industrial action in Belgium – Sunday 17 – Monday 18 October, eurostar trains affected

Industrial action on Belgian railways from 2200 CET on Sunday 17 October until 2200 CET on Monday 18 October. No Eurostar trains will operate to Brussels during this period.

A very limited coach service will operate between Lille and Brussels and we expect heavy demand for these coaches and journey times will be significantly longer (by approximately 2 hours). We would therefore recommend that customers planning to travel between Belgium and the UK during this time postpone their journeys if possible. Customers whose travel to/from Brussels is essential should present themselves to a member of Eurostar staff at check-in.

Customers can exchange their Eurostar tickets free of charge within 60 days for a journey in the next 120 days. Further details below:

Train 9158, 19:34 departure London – Brussels has been retimed to leave at 17:27 in order to arrive prior to the closure of the Belgian rail network.

All trains to / from Brussels are cancelled with the exception of train 9158, 19:34 departure London – Brussels, which will run.

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