In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Even barbarians from London can board the Eurostar at Waterloo and emerge, blinking in the sunlight, seven hours later.
- The Eurostar's London to the south coast high-speed link is not expected to be complete until 2007.
- Modern Railways award for innovation in marketing: Eurostar, for new high speed services.
- All of the 27 Eurostars which operate regularly on the international services are being refurbished over the next year at a cost of just under £1 million each.
- Mr Brown said only two high-speed services were planned for the line: Eurostar and the fast commuter links from Kent to London.
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