Blog: Eurostar Blames Brexit and Border Queues for Empty Seats – Bloomberg

Eurostar has been forced to run trains with a large number of empty seats between London and its destinations in Europe, in order to prevent backups at border checkpoints at its stations.

The cross-channel train operator, which is controlled by France’s state-owned SNCF rail system, said that Brexit and a shortage of border officials was increasing the time it takes to process passengers departing from London’s St. Pancras International station, the Press Association reported citing Eurostar Chief Executive Officer Gwendoline Cazenave. 

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