The federal government will provide financial support to operators of night trains with at least one stop in Belgium. This should make Brussels an “international rail hub”, argues Minister of Mobility Georges Gilkinet (Ecolo).
Dutch company GreenCityTrip already organised charter night train voyages to Venice, Prague, Milan, Vienna, Verona and Innsbruck. It now adds Copenhagen in Denmark; Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden; Bologna, Florence, Bolzano and Como in Italy and Salzburg and Linz in Austria.
InterPride has announced Kaohsiung City in Taiwan wil host WorldPride 2025. A bold choice. The other bidding city (pride) was Washington DC‘s Capital Pride.
Swedish rail operator SJ AB has announced a night train service from Sweden‘s capital Stockholm to Hansestadt Hamburg in Germany from 2022. At least for now there will not be a nigh train service from Malmö to Brussels.
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…
ÖBB, the Federal Railways of Austria, is scrapping its Innsbruck route. That is the reason why we booked a voyage on it a few weeks ago. The Vienna – Brussels – Vienna service will run three times a week as of December 2020.
Back in a pre-corona 2012 I got inspired by my friend Erik to make an epic rail trip through a part of Europe. I persuaded my best friend to tag along and together we decided to head north, to Scandinavia, to a part of Europe we both hadn’t visited yet and where fascinated about.
As reported by Swedish news website The Local the Swedish government would like to start more night trains connecting the country with the rest of Europe as an enviromentally friendly alternative to flying.
In the month of April I made a week-long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish Railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn. As we needed to arrive on time in Stockholm for our ferry sailing towards Tallinn we opted to fly from Malmö…
In the month of April I made a week-long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish Railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn. After discovering the Danish railway history in the railway museum of Odense we continued by train to Malmö in Sweden.