Europe: SBB and ÖBB to strengthen overnight services

From Railway Gazette; August 19, 2019 EUROPE: Citing a significant increase in demand for international passenger services during the first…

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Swiss night trains: past, present and future

By Thomas Stephens, swissinfo.ch; June 13, 2019 The Swiss Federal Railways is discussing re-investing in sleeper trains, reacting to a…

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Once Threatened, Europe’s Night Trains Rebound

By Evan Rail, The New York Times; June 11, 2019 From the Orient Express to the Trans-Europe Express, few methods…

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The best European sleeper trains

By Francesca Street, CNN; April 8, 2019 (CNN) — As the train pulls out of the station, you slowly drift…

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Austria: ÖBB issues tender for second-hand double-deck EMUs

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; March 25, 2019 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) subsidiary ÖBB Passenger has published a tender…

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Full steam ahead for Austria’s night trains

From The Business Times Transport; March 4, 2019 IT LOOKS like a scene from the halcyon days of the railways:…

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Passenger booted off train in Austria after boarding with a horse

By Barry Arnold, Extra.ie; August 25, 2018 A rail passenger has his journey cut short when he was forced off…

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Austria: ÖBB agrees €1.5bn deal with Siemens for long-distance trains

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; August 17, 2018 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an initial €375m order for…

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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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New Vienna U-Bahn train design unveiled

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; March 9, 2018 THE design for new X-car six-car trains for the Vienna U-Bahn…

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