The European Commission has approved the merger between Thalys and Eurostar, the Commission announced on Tuesday. The Thalys brand wil disappear, but the future ex-Thalys EMUs will remain ruby red. This project is called Green Speed.
To use night trains in Portugal and Spain or not?
Jeroen started his Iberian rail adventures being nostalgic of night trains in his youth. He explained how difficult it can be to book night trains with Renfe, Spain‘s railway operator.
From Barcelona to Vigo with a Renfe Talgo 7 night train
After experiencing a Talgo 4 night train from Lisbon in Portugal to Hendaye in France, train enthusiast Jeroen decided to give the Talgo 7 night train a go from Barcelona in Catalonia to Vigo in Galicia. The Talgo trains are operated by the Spanish company Renfe. He tells Trip By Trip how it was.
From Lisbon to Hendaye with a Renfe Talgo 4 night train
Train enthusiast Jeroen shares his story of the night train in Portugal and Spain. After describing his love of night trains and how he booked his cama grand clase, he tells Trip By Trip how the journey itself was.
How to book a bed on Renfe’s Talgo night trains in Spain
Train enthusiast Jeroen travelled by train in Spain and Portugal in 2018. He shares his adventures with Trip By Trip. He first told us why he likes night trains.
Night trains in Europe
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.
Scenic destination trains in Spain
The train is not just for commuting, it can also be a travel destination or a tourist attraction in its own right. Spain offers more ‘destination trains’ you would think. Destination trains are trains you book for the experience, not to travel from A to B.
Low-cost, long-haul trains to conquer Europe?
Getlink, formerly Eurotunnel, works on low-cost trains between France and the United Kingdom. It’s inspired by other low-cost rail links in Europe, Le Journal Du Dimanche (France) and De Standaard (Belgium) write. What are those continental examples?
PHOTOS | Day-trip to Toledo from Madrid
When in Madrid, it’s very tempting to organise a day-trip to the old capital of Spain, Toledo. You should.