The movement of the Eurostar tunnel under the English channel between France and Britain was disrupted because of the accident in the power system, reported on the Eurostar website. Canceled at least six flights.

No train was inside the tunnel at the time of occurrence of the problem. At the moment on the railroad tracks is under renovation.

Traffic in both directions was stopped at 15:00 Paris time (16:00 GMT), reports BFM TV. Resumption of movement is still unknown.

In January 2016 about 700 passengers of the Eurostar EN route from London to Paris, was forced to spend the night in cars because of a fire in the locomotive. From-for short circuit there was a fire in the power cables of the locomotive, which spread to the roof of the train.

The driver managed to stop the train, and firefighters quickly coped with fire. However, because of the fire in the train was a power cut, and with it, the illumination and warning system on speakerphone. The company has brought passengers an official apology.

In the tunnel under the English channel stopped the movement of trains 18.10.2016

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