Eurostar workers have started the first of four planned strikes but the impact on services will be limited.
The cross-channel operator confirmed two trains have been cancelled today – 8:04 from London to Brussels and 12:52 departure from Brussels to London.
On Saturday August 13 all services will operate as normal. On Sunday the 14:13 and 16:43 trains from Paris to London and the 10:01 and 16:31 trains from London to Paris will not run. And on Monday the 07:55 train from London to Paris and the 08:43 train from Paris to London have been cancelled.
Eurostar said the disruption represents just 4% of its services between Friday and Monday.
"We have made some small changes to our timetable with all passengers due to travel on affected trains notified in advance, to allow them to change their booking to another train on the same day," Eurostar said.
It said all passengers affected will be contacted offering the option to exchange for another train on your scheduled day or an alternative date.
Eurostar workers will take further action on three days from 0001 hours on Saturday 27th August 2016 until 2359 hours on Monday 29th August 2016.
The RMT union said the dispute centres around Eurostar’s “failure to honour an agreement” from 2008 which sought to ensure that train managers could expect a good work-life balance in terms of unsocial hours and duty rosters - 95% of RMT members voted for action.
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