Eurostar to boost direct train service from London, return leg still broken


Train company Eurostar is to add one service a day to its direct route from London to Amsterdam and plans to more than double services in the future, the AD reported on Tuesday.

Eurostar introduced the new service to Rotterdam and the Dutch capital in April and says the extra train will operate from June 2019.

Currently passengers using the return service to London have to go through passport and security checks in Brussels, but officials hope this can be done at the Dutch stations by the end of next year.

So far an extra 130,000 people have made use of the twice-daily direct service, Eurostar told the paper. has been free for 12 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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