Passengers from Heathrow's Terminal 3 tell CNN the ordeal they have been trying to fly out of Heathrow.
Passengers struggling to get away for the holiday season faced further frustration and delays Tuesday, as the EU's top travel official slammed snow disruptions across the region as "unacceptable."
Direct rail travel between London and Germany moves a step closer in the Channel Tunnel, as Ayesha Durgahee reports.
A German high-speed train which is expected to offer a direct service from London to Frankfurt from 2013 was unveiled Tuesday at London's St. Pancras station following safety tests in the Channel Tunnel.
Fuel continues to flow into France -- increasingly, from refineries out of the country -- as the nation deals with the ongoing effects of strikes that have affected car, train and plane travel throughout the European nation.
French unions stage another day of protests and walkouts. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
France's eight leading trade unions Thursday staged their second day of strikes this month to protest government pension reforms that include raising the retirement age.
There's a silver lining to every cloud, even the one made up of volcanic ash. While air carriers are licking their wounds from losing an estimated $200 million a day due to the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, many other firms are smacking their chops at the opportunity to attract new customers. So who got rolling as the planes stayed on the ground?
Some of the visible winners of the volcanic ash flight chaos include coach companies, ferry operators, car hire firms and national train operators, including Eurostar, which has laid on extra trains in an attempt to cope with the explosion in demand.
Rochelle Turner from Which? Holiday magazine warns the chaos won't stop once air restrictions are lifted.
Rail and ferry services across Europe have been swamped by thousands of frustrated passengers forced to seek alternate modes of transport, as a volcanic ash cloud continues to disrupt European air travel.
A high-speed train carrying more than 700 passengers broke down in England late Sunday, delaying their journey by more than four hours, Eurostar said Monday.
Several were killed when two commuter trains crashed head-on in Halle, Belgium.
Belgian authorities were holding a crisis meeting Tuesday morning in the aftermath of a commuter train crash near Brussels that left 18 people dead and more than 160 injured.
CNN's Paula Newton speaks with a Eurostar official and their frustrated customers.
An independent report out Friday slammed Eurostar for the fiasco that saw thousands of passengers stranded before Christmas when winter weather hit the English Channel Tunnel.
Take more trains and fewer planes. That's what Sarah Kendrew pledged to herself a few years ago. An astronomer at the Netherlands' Leiden Observatory, she travels frequently to nearby countries on business -- and prefers to not leave vapor trails in the sky when doing so.
Europeans faced fresh winter misery Friday as plunging temperatures threw transport networks -- including the Channel Tunnel train service -- into chaos and dwindling cold weather resources raised concerns in a snow-blanketed Britain and other countries.
Severe winter weather continued to cause transport chaos across much of the UK Thursday, while days of heavy snow and plummeting temperatures plunged Europe into a deep freeze.
Although conditions have improved at London's Gatwick Airport, CNN's Morgan Neill finds irate passengers remain.
Frigid temperatures and heavy snow continue to wreak travel chaos across Europe Wednesday as travelers faced treacherous driving conditions and cancelled flights.
Eurostar says its train service will reopen Tuesday, after severe weather in France disrupted service.
Severe winter weather continued its stranglehold on Europe as travelers battled heavy snow, airlines canceled flights and motorists were left stranded.
Passengers on Monday vented their fury at Eurostar management as train services between England and France were canceled for a third day, leaving thousands stranded.
Eurostar is running tests to try to figure out what caused an "unprecedented" six trains to break down, forcing the company to cancel all services this weekend, a spokeswoman said Sunday.
Several Eurostar trains break down in the tunnel between Britain and France, causing massive travel disruptions.
Eurostar canceled all service this weekend after severe wintry weather in northern France caused the breakdown of an "unprecedented" six trains, stranding thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel on the weekend before Christmas.
A strike that would have crippled British Airways over Christmas and New Year's Day cannot go ahead, a judge ruled Thursday.
The potential strike at British Airways is threatening families' travel plans this holiday season.
Baggage handlers and check-in staff at Heathrow Airport threatened Wednesday to strike during the week of Christmas, as British Airways went to court to try to stop a strike called by its cabin crews.
CNN's Richard Quest explains what will happen if British Airways workers go on strike.
British Eurostar train drivers will go on strike for four days because of a dispute over meal allowances, the company said Wednesday.
â¢ After arriving from London on the last Eurostar train of the evening, Janet Jackson was spotted walking around Paris the following day hand-in-hand with a male pal in Les Halles. The singer took four friends to lunch at L'Epi d'Or, next door to the Christian Louboutin boutique. According to an eyewitness, Jackson and her group spent about two hours chatting animatedly at their table. Then she and her crew stopped by the HermÃ¨s flagship store where Jackson posed for pictures with staffers.
Europe is investing in its infrastructure, and travelers know the results are breathtaking. With the English Channel tunnel, trains speed from Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower in about 2.5 hours. You zip under the English Channel in 20 minutes ... looking out the window for fish.
A sculpture of a giant white horse taller than the Statue of Liberty is set to tower over the countryside as part of an unusual scheme to help revive the fortunes of a depressed region of England.
CNN's Phil Black reports on Britain's record snowfall and how London just isn't coping.
Questions were being asked Tuesday about how snow in Britain caused so much disruption to travel and education as analysts said the cost to the economy could be as much as £3.5 billion ($5 billion).
As if the beleaguered country didn't have enough problems, now its roads are paralyzed and schools shut down
Eurostar passenger trains were running again Saturday through the Channel Tunnel between England and France after authorities extinguished a fire that burned for nearly 22 hours.
Firefighers at Folkestone, England respond to the channel tunnel fire.
Train service through the Channel Tunnel between England and France is set to resume Saturday morning after authorities extinguished a fire that burned for nearly 22 hours, officials said.
Authorities on Thursday halted all traffic running through the 50-kilometer (30-mile) Chunnel after a fire broke out inside the tunnel, which runs between Britain and France underneath the English Channel, Eurotunnel and fire officials said.
Shane Meadows' latest film "Somers Town" has an interesting history.
As airlines slash flights and cut spending in the wake of rising fuel prices, rail travel across Europe is entering into a period of renewal.
Every sports fan would love to be able to call the shots on their own team. Could a groundbreaking collaboration in English soccer point the way ahead?
Traffic gridlock gripped the French capital Wednesday as President Nicolas Sarkozy's promised labor reforms went head to head with transport and utility unions who have launched an open-ended nationwide strike.
Ebbsfleet United has 20,000 new owners, and for the price of £35 ($72.57) and an Internet connection, you can have a share too.
French transport workers went on strike Tuesday evening, marking the second major showdown with French President Nicolas Sarkozy over his plan to reform pensions.
The sensation of speed is as muted as the Christian Lacroix interiors of the first-class carriages. Passengers stroll the corridors without lurching from side to side. Drinks at the bar are neither shaken nor stirred by the train's acceleration. Only the green rush of the Champagne countryside whooshing by at 200 mph vouches for the velocity of France's newest and fastest TGV, as it hurtles along the track from Paris to Strasbourg.
A thick plume of black smoke covered the sky over London Monday as blaze broke out in a disused warehouse on the site of the 2012 Olympics. Fire crews were investigating the cause, but it was not thought to be terror-related.
A fire in east London sent a column of black smoke over the British capital.
Commuters in Paris have braved severe traffic jams as transport workers in the city continued a second day of strikes against planned pension reforms by President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Widespread strikes are expected to cripple France's transport network just as rugby fans make their way to Paris for this weekend's World Cup final.
With Britain at last joining the high-speed rail club with its 186-mile-an-hour link from the Channel Tunnel to St. Pancras, CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at whether rail travel is a real alternative to the plane when traveling around Europe.
CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at whether rail travel is a real alternative to flying around Europe.
A three-day shutdown brings the city's creaking transit system to its knees
A Eurostar train has set a record for the fastest rail journey between Paris and London with an inaugural service completing the journey in just over two hours.
Eurostar sets a record
Just an hour by train from Paris, the former capital of Flanders marries Gallic traditions with the 21st-century design sensibility of its Low Country neighbors.
The stars of movie blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code" have arrived at the Cannes Film Festival on board a train that broke the world record for the longest nonstop international rail trip.
A general strike in France on Tuesday is causing major disruption for commuters, and for people flying to and from the country.
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Offering swift and comfortable rides straight into the heart of major cities, it's little wonder trains have been luring business travelers away from short-haul airlines, but can this renaissance in railways stay on track?
Commuters and travelers in France faced transport chaos on Tuesday as a nationwide strike by rail workers cut train services and caused major disruption.
Eurostar said it was winning market share from rival airlines after passenger numbers rose by four per cent in the first nine months of 2005.
A day-long strike disrupted all modes of public transport in many cities and hundreds of passenger flights at major airports as French labor unions attempt to exert pressure on the government over high unemployment and economic policy.
Anthony Lassman produces the Nota Bene guidebooks that offer traveling subscribers in 37 countries exclusive insights into cities and resorts worldwide.
Actress and singer Grace Jones was escorted off a Eurostar train by police after she allegedly attacked a ticket inspector in a row over her fare.
Channel tunnel services between the UK and France were shut down on Friday evening after World War II munitions were discovered in a car during a security check.
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger services, is celebrating 10 years of service between Britain, France and Belgium.
Eurostar says passenger numbers rose more than 16 percent in the first 10 months of the year as it took business away from airlines.
Workers at Eurostar -- the high-speed passenger train linking London with Paris and Brussels via the Channel Tunnel -- have voted to strike in a dispute over pay.
Working shifts -- a reality for 30 percent of the workforce -- can mean greater flexibility for people to organize their personal lives.
Join CNN International for a series of reports as we look at the struggle to balance the challenges of work and the requirements of daily life.
Queen Elizabeth II is marking 100 years of peace between Britain and France by taking her first trip to Paris on the Eurostar -- one of the strongest symbols of the two countries' ties.
The U.S. dollar resumed its slide Thursday amid continuing concerns about European security after train service in France was suspended.
A one-day rail strike is causing delays for French commuters as workers step up a wave of protests over pay and reforms.
I used to live in New York, and when I had to go to Washington I took Amtrak's Metroliner whenever I could. So what if it took longer than the airborne shuttle; in its pokey way the Metroliner was ...
CHUNNEL VISION For the first time since the 1994 debut of the Eurostar, the train that speeds under the English Channel, round-trip tickets purchased in the U.S. are on sale. Until the end of the y...
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