Thalys begins a new life under the name of Eurostar

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Thalys + Eurostar = Eurostar. With the merger of the two high-speed train companies, Thalys changes its name but not its color. It is the first element of the new group resulting from the merger.

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Journalist in the Economy department

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VSn the last few months, we have mainly heard about Thalys and Eurostar because of their technical problems and numerous breakdowns, traffic restrictions, delays, disruptions due to strikes in Great Britain, France… something that the Eurostar Group and its new boss, Gwendoline Cazenave, would nevertheless like to suggest. And ensure that, in a few years, they will travel twice as many passengers. With the same fleet. But under a unified name. It is indeed official, as the merger between Thalys and Eurostar had planned: from this Tuesday morning, all trains will be “rebranded” under the reworked logo of Eurostar and the symbol of the star as a unifying logo. The Eurostar trains will remain silver gray, the Thalys trains will remain decked out in red, but now under the sole name of Eurostar. “It’s our first step which symbolizes what we are building,” explains the group’s CEO.

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