Long Lines in Paris Stations as Eurostar Hit by IT Issues

Long lines stretched across two floors of 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 @CharlieDaffern1 shows the line at Gare du Nord train station on Monday morning.

The source wrote, “@Eurostar were you not ready for Easter Monday travel rush????”

Eurostar UK said on Twitter that departures out of Gare du Nord were being delayed because of IT system issues at border control. Credit: @CharlieDaffern1 via Storyful

Video transcript

- So the queue stars here, goes all the way down there-- yeah. Goes all the way-- right the way down there, the stairs down there. And then it goes right the way back up the top there.

- Crazy.

- So the queue starts here and goes all the way down there-- yeah. Goes all the way-- right the way down there-- the stairs down there. And then it goes right the way back up the top there.

-Crazy.

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