Austria rail operator OBB unveils new night trains

1 October 2023
2023-10-01 16:34

Austria's national rail operator (OeBB) on Saturday unveiled its new generation of sleeper trains for less pollutant alternatives to planes and petrol or diesel cars.

It operates 20 rail routes across Europe. The company has Europe's largest fleet of sleeper trains and hopes to double the number of its overnight passengers from 1.5 million to three million by 2030.The new trains feature a modern design, more privacy and more shower facilities. It will be phased in on other routes in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. OeBB's Berlin-Paris night train service is to return on December 11, nine years after it was cancelled.

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