ÖBB To Expand Nightjet Services

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is on course to expand its Nightjet overnight train services, with the operator working to take over several night train routes from German counterparts Deutsche Bahn (DB).   Following an announcement earlier this year from DB to cease its City Night Line services, ÖBB will add 6 routes to its Nightjet network from … Continue reading

ICE Celebrates 25 Years Of Service

Deutsche Bahn celebrated a key milestone this week with the 25th anniversary of its high-speed Intercity-Express (ICE) train service. To mark the occasion, the German rail operator gathered 4 generations of ICE trains, each bearing a special anniversary livery.   Launched on 2 June 1991, the first ICE service travelled from Hamburg-Altona to Munich via … Continue reading

Eurostar Celebrates 18 Years Of Cross-Channel Service

International high-speed rail operator Eurostar today celebrated a milestone in its history, commemorating the company’s 18th year of operations. UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin joined Eurostar Chief Executive Nicolas Petrovic, passengers and crew at London’s St. Pancras International to mark the occasion. Since its launch in 1994, Eurostar has carried more than 130 million travellers. … Continue reading

Gulf Air Partners European Rail Operators To Offer Train Transfers

Bahrain’s Gulf Air has partnered 2 European rail operators to offer rail transfers that can be pre-booked on its website. Passengers travelling to and from Frankfurt will be able to connect onto Deutsche Bahn’s country-wide network for free, while passengers in London will be able to ride the Heathrow Express at a concessional fee.   Free … Continue reading