Eurostar and Thalys to proceed with merger plans in 2021: Thalys CEO

16 September, 2020

Eurostar and Thalys will proceed with merger plans in 2021, according to Thalys CEO Bertrand Gosselin (La Tribune, 09-Sep-2020). As previously reported by CAPA, the project, entitled 'Green Speed', was proposed in 2019 to combine Eurostar and Thalys to create the foundations of a sustainable European high-speed rail (HSR) travel company linking London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Cologne, Duesseldorf and Dortmund as well as connecting services to Marseille and Bordeaux.