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Eurostar has said it expects normal service to resume tomorrow but has warned passengers to expect trains to be "exceptionally busy".
Normal service should resume tomorrow following earlier problems, our apologies to everyone affected today. http://t.co/bW1qZkCOtB
It apologised to travellers for the disruption and said it was working through outstanding ticket changes.
A thank-you to all who've had contact with us today; not the easiest of days. However, we do anticipate a normalised service tomorrow 1/2
2/2 and trains will be exceptionally busy. Any outstanding ticket changes we're doing as soon as we're able. Back tomorrow at 07:00 UK BST.
Meanwhile Eurotunnel tweeted its services, which were also affected by the disruption, were now operating to schedule from the UK and from Calais.
Update: End of delays for Passengers travelling from Calais. The service is currently operating to schedule in both directions.^SC
Eurostar will be running a reduced service for the rest of today as striking French ferry workers who were blocking the Channel Tunnel have been cleared from the site.
A spokesman from Eurostar told ITV News that the following trains will run today:
St Pancras - Paris 9036 – 15.31 9040 – 16.22 9050 – 19.01 9054 – 20.01
Paris – St Pancras 9047 – 17.13 9053 – 18.43 9059 – 20.13 9063 – 21.13
St Pancras - Brussels 9140 – 15.04 9158 – 19.34
Brussels – St Pancras 9149 – 16.56 9161 – 19.52
Passengers with a ticket for these trains should arrive at the station as normal, allowing plenty of time for check-in.
Those who were booked onto a train cancelled today will need to rebook their ticket before travelling, through Eurostar.com
The P&O Ferries boss has launched a withering attack on the French and British government as well as Eurotunnel. P&O Ferries chief executive Helen Deeble blamed Eurotunnel for putting passengers in the middle of an industrial relations battle by not securing the jobs of workers involved.
Let me be clear: the buck stops with the French Government. They have shown that they can move swiftly to stop any disruption at the tunnel. But they have effectively abandoned any attempt to maintain security at the port of Calais, which makes a nonsense of European co-operation.
And when is the British Government going to stand up to ensure that we can all get to mainland Europe safely and securely? Every day that the disruption lasts costs UK Plc millions of pounds.
A blockade by striking ferry workers in Calais has left "the local environment is in chaos ... there is gridlock", according to a Eurotunnel spokesman.
He said that in recent days the pattern of migrant activity has spread from attacking trucks on motorways to trying to access the terminal.
He said: "There are migrants everywhere which means we have to control the trucks before they get to the site."
Eurotunnel has said it "deplores" the protest which saw tires burned on tracks in a blockage that meant services through the Channel Tunnel had to be suspended.
Services through the Channel Tunnel are currently suspended until further notice due to action by the Maritime Nord union who are also blockading the port of Calais.
Eurotunnel deplores the actions of this union which have severely disrupted cross channel traffic over the past week. Eurotunnel calls on the governments of both Britain and France to bring an end to this industrial action and to restore order in the Calais region."
It is understood that this happened at 12.45am when protesters broke in to the Eurotunnel site and blocked the track with burning tires.
The Channel Tunnel has been shut again because of protesting MyFerryLink workers, Eurotunnel and French traffic supervision body Bison Fute said.
Angry workers have blocked the entrance to the tunnel, setting fire to tyres, a witness told Reuters.
Eurotunnel have blockaded Calais for a second day after a court rejected their bid to extend a charter contract with Eurotunnel. The MyFerryLink workers say the court decision jeopardises hundreds of jobs at their company.