‘DAM TRAIN TOOK THREE HOURS reads the headline of The Sun
on 6 April 2018. “While many foodies go by Eurostar to sample the
gastronomical delights of Paris and wider France, I was on its new
route to the Netherlands (...)”.
Nothing but love from this Sun journalist who “got off at Rotterdam after a three-hour journey,
ready to explore”. She found the Markthal to be “impressive” and just couldn’t choose from the
overwhelming selection of “seriously cool bars” and “reasonably-priced” places to eat.
The direct three-hour train connection between London and Rotterdam, a new service by
the Eurostar since April, has opened a new door to our city. Jannelieke Aalstein, deputy director
of Rotterdam Partners, and her colleagues ensure that this door remains open, whether
it’s for business or pleasure.
This article is published in STRICT magazine. You can read the full story online: https://rotterdam-centraldistrict.nl/strict/