Eurostar is an international high-speed railway service connecting London with Amsterdam, Avignon, Brussels, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Disneyland Paris, Lille, Fréthun, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, and Rotterdam. Eurostar was established in 1994 and changed they way travelers move from Paris to Brussels. They have, since they began, doubled the amount of travelers to both cities from London. Eurostar has access to partners and connecting services in over 100 destinations in Europe. Eurostar is the only high speed train that directly links the UK to France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel. They take their travellers from city centre to city centre, and have been since 1994. Since then, they’ve carried over 130 million passengers. They take thousands of people a day to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Calais, Disneyland® Paris and more, and they also run much-loved seasonal trains to the South of France in summer and the French and Swiss Alps for skiing in the winter.
Eurostar is owned 55% by SNCF French Railways, 5% by SNCB Belgian Railways & 40% originally by the UK government but now sold to overseas investors. Don't confuse Eurostar with Eurotunnel, who own the Channel Tunnel and whose car-carrying trains shuttle vehicles across the Channel. Eurostar started running in 1994. Eurostar is the ideal form of transport for travellers more used to the hassle of crowded airports than to the relaxed atmosphere of an international high-speed train. Eurostar can travel at a speed of up to 300km/h, thus condensing the travel duration between the three main capitals of Europe. Travelling by Eurostar is the epitomy of comfort and style.
Eurostar offers seasonal routes in summer and winter in Europe. During summer period, from May to September, Eurostar has direct services between London and Avignon, in the south east of France. During the winter period, from December to April, Eurostar links directly London to Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice giving access to over 40 ski resorts across the Alps, including Courchevel, La Plagne, Tignes, Méribel and Les Arcs. Eurostar trains routes provide high-speed train services from London to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam. There are further Eurostar journeys to Disneyland Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Using class e300 and e320 trains, the Eurostar can reach speeds of up to 200mph. Couple this with modern, comfortable seats and large windows, travelling with Eurostar makes for a quiet and very scenic rail journey across Europe. As well as faster check-in and passport control times than at the airport, the Eurostar also takes you from one city centre to another means you can get on with your holiday.
At Trawex we are specialists in XML integrations with Eurostar. We offer a XML direct connection with Eurostar allows travel agents access to a huge collection of Trains and Stations data the including list of stations, trains between stations, route of a train, Train Fares, PNR Status, Live train status, seat availability, cancelled, rescheduled or diverted train information and current running status of the train and much more. We offer API which will make your task easy as it can access railways data without interruptions and you can concentrate to provide excellent services to your customers. Trawex has also developed Train Booking Engine to create & manage services along with inventory. It has characteristic to increase your revenue as it has multiple distribution channels by which you can sell directly through your website and XML connectivity. Our reservations module supports all types of promotions whether you would like to send email automatically or SMS notification. Also, support social network integrations.