Long Lines at Gare du Nord as Eurostar Hit by IT Issues

Long lines snaked through the terminal of Paris Gare du Nord train station on April 18, as Eurostar said departures were being delayed due to an “IT system issue”.

Footage recorded by Pippa Gueterbock shows a long line for the Eurostar train in Gare du Nord on Monday. Gueterbock said there was “probably over a thousand people queueing”.

Eurostar UK wrote on Twitter that: “Departures from Paris Gare du Nord are being delayed at present, due to an IT system issue at border control.” Credit: Pippa Gueterbock via Storyful

Video transcript

PIPPA GUETERBOCK: Travel chaos in Paris, Gare du Nord station. Probably over 1,000 people queuing for trains.

- Oh my God.

PIPPA GUETERBOCK: Too delayed, and no idea about-- Travel chaos in Paris, Gare du Nord station. Probably over 1,000 people queuing for trains.

- Oh my God.

PIPPA GUETERBOCK: Too delayed, and no idea about-- Travel chaos in Paris, Gare du Nord Station. Probably over 1,000 people queuing for trains.

- Oh my God.

PIPPA GUETERBOCK: Too delayed, and no idea about.

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