Eurostar To Introduce Face Scan Technology For Passport-Free Travel In 2021

Contactless boarding will be introduced next year when Eurostar passengers will be able to travel without showing passports after the introduction of facial recognition technology.

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This new technology has the perk to cut queues at the stations and to speed up boarding, limiting physical contact with staff to avoid spreading COVID-19.

This initiative will be funded by the Department of Transport as part of the £9.4million allocated to revolutionise rail travel in the UK.


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