OBB Night Trains Start On Monday With Amsterdam Premiere
After a coronavirus-related interruption since the middle of January, the night trains of the Austrian Federal Railways (OBB) on Monday evening take up their operation again.
Austria – When resuming the nightjets, a night train to Amsterdam starts for the first time, which could not start as planned in December 2020 due to the pandemic, and thus celebrates its premiere at Whit Monday. But also for all other international nightjets, it will be back on Monday.
The new night train to Amsterdam is led daily, you can get in Vienna or Innsbruck. In Nuremberg part of the train to Hamburg is forwarded. In addition, three times a week by train drives a course car to Brussels, that is, a car group is decoupled on the way and takes place on the Belgian and European capital, explains ÖBB spokesman Bernhard Rieder.
Climate change minister Leonore Gewess (GREEN) and ÖBB CEO Andreas Matthä will be in the adoption of the first night train in the Dutch capital at the Vienna Central Station on Monday evening. Night trains should play an increasingly important role in European rail traffic and a real alternative to the plane on short and medium trails will be a real alternative to the aircraft. This will contribute to the fulfillment of the European climate goals.
To the classic night train targets of ÖBB such as Venice, Rome, Milan, Zurich, Hamburg, Berlin, Amsterdam or Warsaw, a night train to Paris and Strasbourg should be added from December this year – assuming, of course, it does not come pandemies to renewed travel restrictions.
Austrian Federal Railways Night Trains Start On Monday To Amsterdam