Eurostar en de Brexit

January 31, 2020
Eurostar wil graag iedereen ervan verzekeren dat het bij Eurostar 'business as usual' is en dat er niet meteen wijzigingen komen in hun activiteiten en procedures in 2020.WAT BETEKENT DE ...

Travel by overnight train

January 14, 2020
You can now catch an overnight train from Brussels! From January 2020, you'll be able to travel directly from Brussels to Austria with the ÖBB Nightjet.The Nightjet leaves Brussels&...

Direct trains between Brussels, Rennes & Nantes

December 03, 2019
From 16 December 2019, there will be a high-speed train from Brussels-Midi to Rennes and Nantes every day without changing trains, both during the week and at weekends. The train stops at the sta...

Germany’s FlixTrain plans to expand long-distance rail services

November 04, 2019
German open-access rail operator FlixTrain has revealed plans to add new routes and additional stops to its long-distance rail services.The rail operator will add seven destinations to its long-d...

HS2 delayed until at least 2028

October 12, 2019
Phase one of a the HS2 rail link between London and Birmingham has been delayed by up to five years by the British government.With attention diverted by the ongoing Brexit drama, transport minist...

Night train between Brussels and Vienna to run from January

October 05, 2019
Austrian railway company ÖBB are planning to run a night train between Brussels and Vienna from January. ÖBB director Andreas Matthä spoke about the new line during ...

Eurostar-Thalys merger proposal revealed

September 26, 2019
PLANS to merge northwestern Europe’s two high-speed operators, Eurostar and Thalys, have been presented to the boards of their owners French National Railways (SNCF), Belgian National Railways ...

Beijing Daxing Airport rail links open

September 25, 2019
The 41.4km New Airport Line is China’s first 160km/h urban rail line. The line runs from Caoqiao, an interchange with metro lines 10 and 19, to the airport’s North Terminal, via a sin...

KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Railways join forces to replace flights between Brussels and Amsterdam

September 13, 2019
Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat capacity aboard the Thalys high...

Luton Airport to get first express-style train service

September 01, 2019
London Luton Airport has announced a new partnership agreement with Abellio, which will operate the East Midlands Railway for the next eight years. The partnership will bring a package of more th...

4 reasons to travel in first class by train

July 05, 2019
A ticket in 1st class can cost a lot less than you think. The price difference with 2nd class is sometimes relatively small, depending on the time you book and the occupancy rate of the train.Mor...

The Paris Metro Ticket disappears

June 11, 2019
The days of the Paris metro ticket are over. Mid 2020 the "carnet" for ten journeys will be abolished. The ticket for an individual journey will definitively disappear in 2021.The Navig...

Interior of Thalys high-speed trains completely restyled

June 06, 2019
The interior of all Thalys trains is going to be completely revamped. Between 2019 and 2022, the operator will refurbish all its train carriages. The first updated high-speed train will go into s...

ICE Brussels-Cologne-Frankfurt: 7 TIMES A DAY

May 13, 2019
As from April 2019, the ICE operates on the route Brussels - Aachen - Cologne-Frankfurt 7 times a day, instead of 6 times, in both directions.This results in a continuous 2-hour cycle between the...

The high-speed train, a fully-fledged alternative?

March 25, 2019
At the moment, debates are on-going about the environment and ecological travel. A possible flight tax is being mentioned in political circles. More and more often, a '1000-kilometre limit...