Eurotunnel buys more rescue locomotives

Eurostar suffered from multiple train failures in December 2009.

EUROPE: A further two diesel rescue locomotives able to haul failed passenger trains out of the Channel Tunnel and on High Speed 1 are to be acquired, Eurotunnel announced on November 3. The €1·3m cost is being co-financed by Eurostar.

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