If fresh coronavirus countermeasures in the Netherlands hadn’t spoiled the weekend, the Nederlandse Spoorwegen or NS would have presented their new train, the ICNG. An acronym for Intercity Nieuwe Generatie, Intercity New Generation. Its nickname is ‘The Wasp‘.
“Moonlight Express and European Sleeper join forces”, an announcement on Wednesday said. The Benelux to Berlin and Prague night train service will be operated by RegioJet and will ride under the brand name European Sleeper. So is it the end of Moonlight Express (as a brand)?
Moonlight Express from Belgium and European Sleeper from the Netherlands will join forces to provide night train services from the Benelux to Berlin, Prague and Warsaw. The brand name will be European Sleeper.
Well before the hype of European Sleeper‘s Ostend – Prague and Ostend – Warsaw routes and of Moonlight Express‘ Barcelona – Perpignan – Brussels – Berlin dream, Sweden announced going for a night train from Malmö to Cologne and Brussels. But now, a French minister is implying a Paris – Brussels – Cologne – Copenhagen…
Okay, that is a long title. I feel like Im’m introducing and American sporting evenement with many sponsors and brand names. Anyway. European Sleeper, a new railway operator from the Netherlands, is planning a night train service between Ostend and Prague. This train will be operated by RegioJet, from Czechia.
If you want to travel from Brussels in Belgium to Amsterdam in The Netherlands by train you can choose the Thalys or the Eurostar. But you need to reserve a seat. You don’t on the intercity train called the Benelux.
The Hilton The Hague is located inside the former PTT main office dating of the 1950´s, located on the corner of Zeestraat and Scheveningseveer/Mauritskade right next to the Panorama Mesdag (A museum housing a 360 degree view of the seaside and dunes at Scheveningen in 1881). This location is close to the Peace Palace and…
We just had to. Since 9 April the Benelux-intercity train has a different route and thus links Antwerp to North Brabant town of Breda.
Here it is again. Is flying too cheap? Should flying be taxed? It’s a question which will receive an answer soon.
Starting 9 April 2018, the international intercity train from Brussels to Amsterdam wil operate via Breda instead of Roosendaal. But there’s a twist.