overnight trains

THE first batch of five CAF Mk 5 coaches for Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland arrived in Britain by rail through the Channel Tunnel on the night of…
CHINA Railway Corporation’s (CRC) new fleet of CRH2E high-speed sleeper trains entered passenger service on the Beijing - Shanghai route on July 1.
A 10-year contract for the operation of conventional inter-city services and overnight trains in Italy was signed in Rome on January 19 by Trenitalia CEO Mrs Barbara Morgante and Italy’s…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) marked the launch of variable-gauge Talgo trains on Moscow – Berlin overnight services with an inauguration ceremony at Moscow Kursk station on December 17, which was attended…
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) is seeking public feedback on two more interior design studies for a new type of couchette with enclosed berths, following on from a concept revealed in…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) confirmed that Federal Passenger Company will introduce variable-gauge Talgo trains on Moscow - Berlin overnight services on December 17, when journey times between the Russian and German…
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) and German Railways (DB) presented their respective overnight train concepts for Germany on October 7, which will come into effect at the timetable change on December…
FRENCH secretary of state for transport Mr Alain Vidalies unveiled the government’s strategy to revive France’s loss-making conventional long-distance services on July 21, but confirmed that more than half of…
SCOTLAND's transport minister Mr Humza Yousaf was shown mock-ups of new sleeping cars at a warehouse near Edinburgh on June 30 by Mr Peter Strachan, managing director of Caledonian Sleeper.
THE supervisory board of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has approved plans to significantly increase the number of overnight trains it operates and the railway has been negotiating with German Rail…
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