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Hello Tim

Good point. Note that the new generation of Eurostar trainsets (the ones currently being built by Siemens) have moved to distributed power. It means that, at a stroke, Eurostar can raise its capacity per train from 750 to 900 passengers even though the new trainsets are 16 coaches rather than 18 coaches in length.

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