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Virgin Trains synchronised with Eurostar

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03/03/2009 AT 07:41

Eurostar has introduced its new timetable, following completion of Eurotunnel's repairs to the Channel Tunnel after the incident last September. Combined with the full introduction of the Virgin Trains timetable last week, journey times to the Continent have been slashed, some by around two hours.

By booking ahead, customers can take advantage of the cheapest deals, which are subject to availability. Selected North Wales stations have recently been added to the list of places offering bargain through fares to Paris / Brussels. North Wales – return prices start from £83.00: Bangor, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno Junction, Rhyl.

Other stations on the Virgin West Coast network offering the through deals are:
- Chester and Wrexham General – return prices start from £81.00
- Midlands – return prices start from £73.00 return: Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International, Coventry, Milton Keynes Central, Nuneaton, Rugby, Tamworth, Wolverhampton
- Stafford & Stoke-on-Trent – return prices start from £80.00
- North West – return prices start from £81.00 : Crewe, Macclesfield, Manchester Piccadilly, Runcorn, Stockport, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western
- Liverpool Lime Street – return prices start from £83.00
- Northern England: Carlisle, Oxenholme Lake District and Penrith North Lakes – return prices start from £87.00. Lancaster and Preston – return prices start from £84.00
- Scotland – return prices from Glasgow Central start from £94.00.

These special through fares include travel with Virgin Trains to London Euston, one-stop Underground travel to Kings Cross St Pancras, and Eurostar travel to Paris or Brussels. They can be booked through Eurostar's Contact Centre on 08705 186 186 or online at www.eurostar.com.

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