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As lockdown restrictions ease and we start to consider travelling again, the future of cross-Channel operator Eurostar remains uncertain.
Eurostar is seeking financial support from the UK Government, citing higher access charges here as a reason.
The French Government has pledged to provide support for the operator, while £200 million has been provided by one of its shareholders, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Registered in the UK and supporting 3,000 jobs either with the business or in the supply chain, the company is, however, 55% owned by SNCF (French state rail), 40% by CDPQ/Hermes and 5% by SNCB (Belgian state railways).
So: Should the UK Government provide financial assistance to Eurostar?

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Multi-Skilled Engineer - Rail Rolling Stock

  • Job added:   26 February 2021
  • Salary:   £27/hour Umbrella rate
  • Location:   Wantage, Oxfordshire
  • County:   Oxfordshire
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   213260393
  • Company:   CV-Library
Multi-Skilled Engineer - Rail Rolling Stock

This role will be covering three sites including Reading, Bristol and Aylesbury, so having your own transport is essential

Average 60 hours per week - £27phr Umbrella or £20.91 PAYE (All inclusive rate including travel etc.)

This is a varied role where you will be involved in modifications to Class 165/166's, including Pipefitting, checking power supplier to lighting etc. hence why you will need both Electrical and Mechanical skills.

Apart from having Rolling Stock experience, it is essential that you have excellent communications skills as you will be dealing directly with the customer.

This role is available for an immediate start subject to a successful Medical and Drug and Alcohol Test

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