It will sadden Thibault of Simply Railway but push-pull trains are losing ground to EMU’s (automotive trains). Danny and I were happy to still be able to experience Corail coaches from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to Marseille-Saint-Charles in France.
2020. Here it is. This year, after some two years of researching for good prices and interesting destinations, we’re literally embarking on an Odyssey.
On the 15 September I visited the Koninklijke Wachtkamer or Royal Waiting Room at Den Haag HS railway station. It located in The Hague, in The Netherlands.
Danny and I aren’t post or mail enthusiasts, but we are rail enthusiast. So we decided to ride the Mail Rail in London.
In order to get to Bordeaux, Danny and I booked a Thalys in Comfort 1 from Antwerp-Central station to Marne-la-Vallée – Chessy. That’s the TGV station for Disneyland Paris.
If all goes well, Train World will operate steam train between Brussels and Mechelen (Malines), reports Gazet van Antwerpen. The service could start in 2020.
Thameslink is a 24-hour, 115-station main-line route in the British railway system running from Bedford, Luton, Peterborough and Cambridge via central London to Sutton, Orpington, Sevenoaks, Rainham, Horsham and Brighton.
The Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) has released more information about its Nightjet service between Wien Haubtbahnhof and Bruxelles-Midi / Brussel Zuid.
HM Philippe, King of the Belgians and HM Mathilde of Belgium are paying a State Visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. They went by train.
After Florence, Steve and I travelled to Venice by train. We chose the Frecciarossa (‘Red Arrow’) by Trenitalia and we booked business executive seats.