February 15, 2010 | Mark Paradies

EUROSTAR Train Breakdowns Blamed on Maintenance

When equipment failures lead to bad press, management gets interested. At least the management of EUROSTAR, the high speed train service beneath the English Channel, became interested enough to have an “independent” review of the failure of 5 trains on December 18-19.

Unfortunately, according to some reports, they had missed chance to learn from previous experience. If they had learned, they might have avoided this PR disaster.

Here is a report on French 24 TV (in English)…

And here are some print reports from the press:

BBC

the ENGINEER

The Mirror

EXPRESS UK

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