On Wednesday, someone spotted a train consisting of M7 coaches at Antwerp-Central. M7 is the new rolling stock for NMBS / SNCB.
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.
My sister lives in Zug, Switzerland. From Antwerp in Belgium there are several possible routes.
Every story has an ending and so has our September 2019 France escapade with Bordeaux and Marseille. It was time to return home from Marseille-Saint-Charles. We took an inOui, ex-TGV, to Lille-Europe and then a Belgian NMBS / SNCB train to Kortrijk and Antwerp.
The ÖBB Nightjet service from Vienna to Brussels has been announced.
As reported by Wiener Zeitung, ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) expects to start a Nightjet service between Vienna and Brussels in January 2020 and another to Amsterdam in 2021.
Train operators Thalys and Eurostar plan to merge. The stakeholders of the two companies announce more efficiency.
To escape the grey and wet Belgian wintery weather Gillis and I went for a short break in Southern France. We would be staying 5 nights in Avignon and use it as a base for discovering the region and cities like Arles, Orange and Nîmes.
Night trains, sleeper trains, sleepers. Call them what you want. Danny and I love night trains. So when Vanessa from Nessacityblog offered to lend me ‘Night Trains, The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper‘ by Andrew Martin, I didn’t refuse.
Train enthusiast Jeroen shares with Trip By Trip his experience with night trains in Spain and Portugal. In this first blogpost, he explains where his love for night trains comes from.