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Train services resume after storm batters Europe

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High-speed train services resumed Wednesday between Paris and London and between Paris and Brussels, the French rail authorities said, after a severe late-winter snowstorm battered northwestern Europe, causing widespread travel chaos with the cancellation of hundreds of flights at main airports. 

A Qatar Airways plane sits on the snow-covered tarmac at Frankfurt Airport in Germany on March 12, 2013. High-speed train services resumed Wednesday between Paris and London and between Paris and Brussels, the French rail authorities said, after a severe late-winter snowstorm battered northwestern Europe, causing widespread travel chaos with the cancellation of hundreds of flights at main airports

SNCF said the Eurostar service to London and the Thalys service to Brussels had resumed around 0700 am (0600 GMT). Links were also restored between Paris and regional centres like Amien, Rouen and Caen.

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