Confronted with the carbon footprint of the airplane, the evening practice is on the rise in Europe. Whereas low coast flights are on the rise and leaving for 2 days in Berlin, Barcelona or London to social gathering now not scares anybody, evening trains appear to be a greater resolution.
The return of evening trains from December 2021!
On Tuesday 8 December, the Austrian, German, Swiss and French railway firms signed a partnership to provide beginning to a number of evening practice strains. The primary two ought to begin in December 2021 with Vienna-Munich-Paris and Zurich-Cologne-Amsterdam. A Mannheim-Berlin part can be related to it in December 2023, permitting Paris-Berlin and Brussels-Berlin connections. Two evening strains also needs to be revived, these are Paris-Good in 2021 and Paris-Tarbes in 2022.
— Eric Beziat (@ericbeziat) December 8, 2020
All these new strains can be operated by Nightjet, the evening practice subsidiary of ÖBB, the Austrian rail operator. The exact routes of those strains haven’t but been finalized, explains the SNCF, industrial associate of the mission. “The SNCF will connect its wagon to this locomotive which can allow us to supply our prospects a brand new service, a renewed service, a high quality service, for ecological and European mobility ». You will have been warned.