Sunday service from London St Pancras to Paris stopped for checks after colliding with animal in Haute Picardie area Services are returning to normal after a Eurostar train hit a wild boar that had strayed on to the track, causing delays as a safety inspection took place.
The 14.22 service from London St Pancras to Paris on Sunday was delayed for about an hour after colliding with the animal in the Haute Picardie area of northern France.
According to the Guardian newspaper, the first daily train from Paris to London left as scheduled at 05:10 GMT, and the company was resuming "full and normal service."
The Eurostar service linking France and Britain suffered delays on Friday evening after a person was killed by one of its trains in northern France.
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The Mail On Sunday's Caron Kemp travelled to Disneyland in Paris on the Eurostar with her three children in tow. The service meant she could hop the train and go straight to the park.