This is a unique record of the Eurostar train on its first ever Channel Tunnel route - an epic journey which marks the advent of a new era for British railways. Departing from the specially constructed international terminal at London's Waterloo station, Eurostar makes its non-stop Channel crossing to the Gare du Nord in Paris in under three hours - an incredible feat! The Eurostar train is a masterpiece of modern engineering; weighing some eight hundred tons, it is capable of carrying eight hundred passengers at speeds of over two hundred miles per hour, and this programme provides an in depth look at every aspect of this revolutionary train. The highlight of this video is a thrilling high speed driver's eye view of the entire journey from London to Paris - completed in a remarkable ten minutes! This video provides a special commemorative record of a major event in modern British railways, so hang onto your seat and enjoy history in the making.