20 MARCH 2017


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.


Email this Page

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2018 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 20 MARCH 2017

Eurostar heads for Bordeaux

Ticket sales for the new high-speed train service between London and Bordeaux using a new rail line in France that reduces journey time by more than 1hr went on sale from Eurostar on Wednesday. The service begins on 2 July.

Passengers from the UK make a connection in Paris from Gare du Nord to Montparnasse, with services timed specially to ensure a fast transfer between the Eurostar and the local high-speed train into the heart of the French city. 

Eurostar commercial director Nick Mercer said: “With the new high-speed line, passengers will benefit from a more civilised way to travel from city centre to city centre, a generous baggage allowance and superior comfort on board our new e320 trains.”

Bordeaux is tipped to be a popular destination with close proximity to the Atlantic coast and some of France’s favourite centres including Île de Ré, Cap Ferret and Arcachon and the vineyards of Saint-Émilion and Médoc within easy reach.

Passengers travelling on the new e320 train can sit back and unwind in more spacious surroundings with free wi-fi and more than 300 hours of entertainment all streamed straight to their phones, tablets or laptops.


Index/Home page

OUR READERS FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum

No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?

Add your comment

First Name
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk Subscribe Change details Contact Us Search