Scotland’s transport minister is calling for talks on new connections for the Caledonian Sleeper train in London to help save Eurostar from bankruptcy and boost direct tourism from the rest of Europe.
Union leaders are to present a formal paper to the Treasury as part of their campaign for the Government to support the Eurostar rail service.
The UK will not take the lead in rescuing Eurostar as it is majority-owned by France, a Cabinet minister has said.
France has said it is ready to give financial support to struggling Eurostar.
The UK and French governments must make a joint commitment to support struggling Eurostar, the chairman of the Transport Select Committee has said.
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Eurostar rail workers from two unions are to take part in two periods of strike action this month in a dispute over their work-life balance.