No more queues? Eurostar announces new contactless check-in at St Pancras train station

Boarding at Eurostar’s busy London hub will be quicker and easier thanks to new contactless border checks.

Ever been stuck in an hours-long Eurostar queue at London St Pancras station?

That tiresome experience could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new contactless check-in system.

Rolled out today (18 July), the ‘SmartCheck’ system uses facial biometric data to replace the manual UK exit checks. This is the first time a train company has adopted biometric face verification.

“SmartCheck in St Pancras International station is a solution for a faster and seamless check-in experience,” says Eurostar Group’s CEO, Gwendoline Cazenave.

For now it is just available to Eurostar’s Business Premier

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