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AMcWhirter
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LP – I recall the early days of Eurostar when passport checks were carried out onboard the train.

But later the rules were changed and today all passengers must be cleared for passport/security checks *before* travelling through the Tunnel.

Martyn – Airlines already have air-rail facilities at hub airports which are directly linked to the national rail network.

Two examples:

http://www.airfrance.co.uk/GB/en/common/resainfovol/avion_train/reservation_avion_train_tgvair_airfrance.htm

Deutsche Bahn works with a number of airlines. Here’s the DB tie-up with Emirates:

https://www.emirates.com/english/plan_book/to_and_from_airport/deutsche-bahn-rail-fly.aspx

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