Europe: Night-Train Vision

By Keith Fender, International Railway Journal, Railway Age Magazine; February 7, 2020 If International Railway Journal had suggested in 2016 that school…

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Europe – The Nightjet: One Company’s Big Bet on Travelers Who Take it Slow

By Palko Karasz, The New York Times; December 23, 2019 On a recent morning, as Venice awakened to crisp November…

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Austrian Federal Railways to hire sleeping cars

By Erwin Reidinger, International Railway Journal; October 18, 2019 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has announced it intends to hire sleeping…

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Austrian Federal Railways’ Nightjet passenger traffic up 10%, says ÖBB’s CEO

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; October 15, 2019 AUSTRIAN Federal Railways’ (ÖBB) CEO, Mr Andreas Matthä, says Nightjet overnight…

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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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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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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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