Reliving the era of the great railway journeys, travelling overnight on Nightjet

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After writing about the upcoming low-cost trains, we will now be writing about the other end of the spectrum, the little that remains of luxury rail services. Throughout Europe there used to be a vast network of sleeper services with luxury coaches and exotic sounding names like “Orient Express” and “Nord Express” all operated by the CIWL (Compagnie Internationale des Wagon-lits) which was founded by the Belgian Georges Nagelmackers in 1873. Continue reading