Set Eurostar on the right track

I was the public affairs director in charge of public relations for European Passenger Services, the UK company that ran Eurostar with SNCF French railways and SNCB Belgian railways prior to the takeover by London & Continental Railways.

As a matter of record, the first Eurostar in public service ran in November 1994 and the L&CR team, of which Mark Furlong was a part, first arrived in March 1996 and formally took over in June of that year.

I cannot see how Mark can therefore have been “launch marketing director” as described in your recent articles.

Peter Kendall,

London SE11

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