Europe: Strong case for overnight trains to Amsterdam

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; July 17, 2019 A study by the Institute of Mobility Policy (KiM), part of…

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Eurostar increases number of direct trains to Amsterdam

By John Dunne, The Evening Standard; June 11, 2019 Eurostar is increasing the frequency of its London to Amsterdam services…

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Netherlands: ProRail says more investment needed to meet railway travel forecasts

From DutchNews.nl; March 29, 2019 Dutch railway operator ProRail says more investment is needed on the country’s rail network to…

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Europe: Dutch extend plans for high-frequency operations

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; February 7, 2019 TRAINS will connect nine major Dutch cities every 10 minutes by…

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Private funding needed under C$6bn VIA Rail Canada investment plan

From Railway Gazette; November 15, 2018 CANADA: National passenger operator VIA Rail says that private-sector backing will be needed to…

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Eurostar to step up Amsterdam services in 2019

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; October 23, 2018 EUROSTAR confirmed on October 23 that it will introduce a third…

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Netherlands: Prorail to increase capacity of Amsterdam stations

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; July 3, 2018 The Netherlands government has decided to reconstruct and expand Amsterdam Central…

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Netherlands Railways and Austrian Federal Railways plan revival of overnight trains to Amsterdam

By Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; June 18, 2018 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Netherlands Railways (NS) are developing plans…

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First commercial Eurostar passenger service from London to Amsterdam sets off

From The Irish Examiner; April 4, 2018 Direct passenger rail journeys between London and Amsterdam have launched. The first Eurostar…

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Train versus plane: what’s the fastest way between London and Amsterdam?

By Simon Calder, Travel Correspondent, Independent; February 21, 2018 The inaugural Eurostar service took three hours, 44 minutes from London…

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Eurostar to finally launch first London-Amsterdam direct train service in April

By Simon Calder, Travel Correspondent, The Independent; February 9, 2018 London-Amsterdam direct by train in three hours 41 minutes –…

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Netherlands Railways reveals Intercity New Generation mock-up

Written by Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; October 4, 2017 NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has unveiled a mock-up of its Intercity…

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