Eurostar expects 85,000 British travellers over bank holiday weekend

More than 150,000 passengers are expected through the Channel Tunnel by Eurostar over the Easter bank holiday.

The high speed passenger rail service expects 85,000 British travellers over the Easter break, up by 16% compared to the same period in 2014.

Tomorrow (Thursday) is expected to be the busiest day for departures, with travellers looking to make the most of the spring break.

A spokeswoman said: “We’re delighted that more and more Brits are travelling on Eurostar this Easter bank holiday weekend.

“With fast journey times, city-centre to city-centre travel, and a generous baggage allowance, Eurostar is becoming an increasingly popular way to travel to mainland Europe.”

Eurostar passengers travelling to Paris, Brussels and Lille are being offered of two for one entry into museums and galleries including Musée d’Orsay in Paris and Bozar in Brussels, by showing their Eurostar tickets on entry.

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