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Eurostar snow delays report is released

A address into the abortion of six Eurostar trains afore Christmas will be appear later.The breakdowns larboard added than 2,500 bodies ashore in the Channel Tunnel, some for over bristles hours, amidst absolute delays of added than 16 hours.Services were annulled for three days, abrogation about 100,000 bodies stranded.The address is accepted to say that Eurostar should advance the snow aegis on its trains, and advancement adit communications equipment.The problems stemmed from abundant snow in arctic France. Eurostar said at the time that the altitude were the affliction for active trains it had apparent in 15 years of operations.The aggregation commonly carries out a "winterisation" programme on all its trains to assure them from snow, but the snow afore Christmas was bigger than normal, according to Eurostar, and managed to get through the grills on the ancillary of the ability car.When the alternation went into the adit area it was abundant warmer, the snow again melted, short-circuiting the trains' electrics.