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Eurostar gets a boost from business travellers

A high-speed Eurostar train to London enters the Channel tunnel. Picture: Getty

A high-speed Eurostar train to London enters the Channel tunnel. Picture: Getty

A surge in business travellers has helped Channel Tunnel high-speed train company Eurostar to record increased sales in the first part of the year.

Sales revenue for the period January-March reached £227 million – a 7 per cent increase on the first three months of 2013. Passenger numbers for the first three months of this year were up 3 per cent to 2.3 million with the number of business premier class travellers rising 6 per cent.

 

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