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Test and review of the Eurostar Mobile apps

This is an edited copy of my original post published on Tnooz.    Following the move of many other travel players, Eurostar has released mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. [Android app | iOS app] Pros nice user experience faster interaction mobile boarding passes officially usable! Cons relies too much on network connectivity no … Continue reading

Eurostar new logo in video

Here it is, Eursotar’s new logo in a full size 3D sculpture at London St Pancras. The perception of a fast train crossing a tunnel is very strong when seeing the sculpture from the side. I have to agree that the printed logo loses much of its pathos and reminds more of a Christmas ribbon … Continue reading

Eurostar new controversial logo and website

Reproduction of my original post on Tnooz: Eurostar gets new website, apps and controversial logo. Eurostar has started the deployment of a new visual identity, due to be rolled out across all products including, obviously, the trains.

Eurostar new trains with wifi coming soon

It’s coming! It’s coming! The news is out – lots of things announced yesterday but the big one that lots of people have been expecting for a long time is finally announced: wifi onboard Eurostar trains!

Eurostar Independent Review Report

Following the December 09 Eurostar/Eurotunnel accidents, the independent commission has finally released the “Eurostar Independent Review” (what a funny title, isn’t it?). This is a 90 pages PDF document. It’s also published in French as “L’enquête indépendante Eurostar” (PDF). I haven’t read it in full yet.

Eurostar trains to be redesigned by Pininfarina

Eurostar announced last week the appointement of Italian designer Pininfarina to redo all interior and exterior train designs. This is great news for a number of reasons: the existing Eurostar trains date back from 1994… and start looking oldish.  Especially the interiors are worn out as we noted in this post about the quality of … Continue reading