Deutsche Bahn examines a comeback of night trains
BREAKING NEWS: Deutsche Bahn is considering operating night trains again together with ÖBB. The number of passengers has developed positively and there is demand on the market. Read the full article
by Christian Schlesiger in WirtschaftsWoche .
“Three years after the end of City Night Line, Deutsche Bahn is considering whether to reintroduce its night trains. There are considerations, says a group manager familiar with the process. However, this time the railway does not want to run the business alone, but with partners abroad. The management board is in “initial talks” with the Austrian (ÖBB) and Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) on this issue, corporate circles tell us. Railway boss Richard Lutz himself is driving the idea forward.
Lutz believes that the “zeitgeist” speaks for a renaissance of night trains as a European network and climate-friendly transport. “
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