Eurostar chief executive Nicolas Petrovic with the new train
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Eurostar unveils new 200mph train

A new 200mph train which will run through south London and Kent to the Channel Tunnel has been unveiled at St Pancras station.

The new fleet of 10 e320 trains, which will go into operation in 2015, can run across diverse European signalling systems, increasing the number of possible direct services and cutting journey times between the UK and Paris.

The trains was unveiled to coincide with Eurostar's 20th anniversary.

South East Today's business correspondent Mark Norman spoke to Eurostar chief executive Nicolas Petrovic and travel writer Simon Calder.

  • 13 Nov 2014
  • From the section Kent
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