Now that its high speed track is finished, the Eurostar train travels between London and Paris in only 2 hours 15 minutes.
But that´s not all… the Eurostar claims to be the world´s first carbon neutral train service. According to a study, a passenger who travels from London to Paris on the Eurostar train is responsible for one tenth of the emissions of a traveller who takes the aeroplane. Eurostar offsets those emisssions and plans to keep reducing them by improving efficiency and sourcing responsibly.
The Independent newspaper writes about the Eurostar´s new green image in this account of the inaugural journey.
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