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The Eurostar plays its survival

2021-05-12T06:21:33.432Z

The company could be in default in June. States and their shareholders are busy.



Better not to miss your Eurostar to London these days.

As for months, there is only one daily return trip between Gare du Nord in Paris and Saint-Pancras station, against fifteen before the health crisis.

London-Brussels-London also circulate in small quantities: one per day instead of nine in normal situations.

"

Currently, we have 500 daily customers on the Paris-London, while we usually have 12,000,

" sighs Philippe Corrsez, union delegate for Unsa-rail at Eurostar.

Since the end of March 2020, the company, which had a turnover of 1.1 billion euros in 2019, has seen its revenues fall by around 95%.

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Eurostar sounds the alarm

An untenable situation in the long term.

In January, SNCF CEO Jean-Pierre Farandou warned of the very critical situation of his 55% subsidiary.

Since then, despite the vaccination campaign, the business of this company has not improved.

"

We risk not having any more cash during June

", explains

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Source: lefigaro

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