Autumn 2021. In theory we could travel to other continents, but destinations we had in mind such as Japan or the United Kingdom were impossible to plan ahead. Instead we organised a rail trip to Eastern Europe, travelling to Berlin, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Karlovy Vary, Pilsen, Bratislava, Poprad, Vienna, Linz and Salzburg. By travelling to Germany,…
After the Orient Express exhibition, Belgium‘s prime railway museum Train World at Schaerbeek Railway Station in Brussels is preparing a new exhibition: ‘Royals & Trains‘.
Today, Train World in Brussels‘ Schaerbeek railway station opened its Orient-Express exhibition. The exhibition recounts the story of this legendary train brand and its creator, Georges Nagelmackers.
When Thanh and I planned an outing to Brussels for the Senne Park, the Pannenhuis Park also known as L28 Park and the Maritime Station, the weather forecast announced snow (!), then rain but in the end the weather gods were clement and it was dry and sometime sunny. The date was 11 April 2021.
From 26 October 2021 until 17 April 2022, Train World in Schaerbeek in Brussels will host an exceptional exhibition dedicated to the epic story of the Orient-Express and its Belgian creator, Georges Nagelmackers.
Belgo-European arts festival Europalia has not a country as theme this year, but railways: Europalia Trains & Tracks. Expect a diverse programme in the autumn and winter 2021 and in spring 2022.
Until 7 October 2021 Train World in Schaarbeek / Schaerbeek hosts the ‘From Peking to Hankow: a Belgian adventure in China‘ exhibition. It tells the story of Belgian railway entrepreneurship in the Empire of China between 1898 and 1905.
2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernweh acted up too often. So we arranged a train trip to Germany and Austria. Specifically to Leipzig in Saxony, several spots in Bavaria and returning home with ÖBB‘s Nightjet from Innsbruck in Tyrol to Brussels in Belgium.
The Train World railway museum in Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek in Brussels presents the ‘From Peking to Hankow: a Belgian adventure in China‘ exhibition. It runs from 7 May to 10 October 2021.
Moonlight Express, a new train operator from Belgium, announced a night train service from Brussels and Liège to Berlin. The Moonlight Express is expected to start in April 2022. But with which rolling stock?