Europe: Not Exactly the Orient Express, But Europe’s Sleepers Are Back

By Boris Groendahl and Catherine Bosley, Bloomberg News, Financial Post; December 3, 2019 (Bloomberg) — Romanticized by movies like “Murder…

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I took the Eurostar underneath the English Channel from Paris to London, and it felt more like taking a flight than a train

By Ben Mack, Insider Lifestyle; November 20, 2019 Using it may seem commonplace now, but there was a time when…

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What first class looks like on 12 trains from around the world

By Darcy Schild, Insider; October 10, 2019 There seems something luxurious and old-fashioned about booking a first-class, scenic train trip.…

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Passenger train headed for Russia evacuated after radioactive spike

By Nicholas Sakelaris, UPI; October 9, 2019 Oct. 9 (UPI) — Russian authorities are investigating the cause of a spike…

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Europe’s flight-shame movement has travelers taking trains to save the planet

By Michael Birnbaum, The Washington Post; August 2, 2019 STOCKHOLM — If he had hopped on a plane, Johan Hilm…

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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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Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

By The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen; June 21, 2019 OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States…

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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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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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Railbookers Launches Around the World by Rail Vacation

A press release from Railbookers, Travel Pulse; May 14, 2019: Railbookers just launched its extraordinary Around the World by Rail…

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UK: Caledonian Sleeper fined £177k for failing quality standards

By Alastair Dalton, The Scotsman; May 11, 2019 Caledonian Sleeper has been fined £177,000 for failing tough quality standards in…

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Eurotunnel announces renovation of cross-channel shuttle trains

By Martin Banks, EU Today; April 28, 2019 Eurotunnel has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation to renovate nine “PAX”…

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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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The most luxurious train in the world

By Mark Ellwood, AJOT.com; March 28 2019 At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make…

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$5 Billion international rail company quietly chugs along in Connecticut

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; February 7, 2019 You might not realize it, but Connecticut is home to the world…

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Europe: Leo Express poised to launch Krakow – Prague services

Written by Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; October 16, 2017 LEO Express announced on October 13 that it will become…

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