Delays after Eurostar train hits wild boar in France
Eurostar passengers experienced delays after a train hit a wild boar that had strayed onto the track.
The 14:22 service from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord was delayed for about an hour on Sunday after hitting the animal in the Haute Picardie area of northern France.
A Eurostar spokesman said this led to minor delays as temporary speed restrictions were put in place.
He said the train arrived safely at the Paris terminus.
"The collision caused a few delays as the train was stopped to be checked," he said.
"After any collision we need to make sure everything is safe.... read more
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