Articles tagged “deutsche bahn”

Rail

Germany’s Good Intentions of a 9-Euro Discount Transit Pass May Just Backfire

Germany wants more people to ride trains and buses this summer with a nine-euro pass. But a surge in riders may hit the physical limits of the country's transport infrastructure.

Germany’s Good Intentions of a 9-Euro Discount Transit Pass May Just Backfire

Airlines

Trains Offer New Promise in Europe’s Quest to Cut Aviation Emissions

European airlines and authorities are eager to tap rail links to replace short flights on the continent. But a recent air-rail connection in Paris showed the limits of the partnerships that take a lot more than will power to make work and, more importantly, woo travelers.

Trains Offer New Promise in Europe’s Quest to Cut Aviation Emissions

Rail

Deutsche Bahn Offers Ukrainian Refugees Free Travel and a Welcome in Berlin

Let's praise the German railway operator for offering free tickets anywhere within Germany to Ukrainian refugees. And props to Berlin for preparing public buildings such as the closed Tempelhof and Tegel airports to accommodate refugees.

Deutsche Bahn Offers Ukrainian Refugees Free Travel and a Welcome in Berlin

Rail

Europe’s Night Trains Reawakened Thanks to the Pandemic

First it was flying. Now governments are banding together to drive home the climate-friendly travel message, and sleeper trains are back.

Europe’s Night Trains Reawakened Thanks to the Pandemic

Coronavirus

Europe’s Uncertain Future Weighs Heavily on Amadeus

It's hard to predict an aviation rebound, so diversifying further into cruise and rail could help the tech business gradually recover, especially if pent-up demand for European travel materializes.

Europe’s Uncertain Future Weighs Heavily on Amadeus

Rail

End of Berlin-Paris Sleeper Train Signals Last Call for Europe’s Night Trains

The glamour and the romance of rail isn't so glamorous or romantic when the rail lines stop updating the rolling stock.

End of Berlin-Paris Sleeper Train Signals Last Call for Europe’s Night Trains

Rail

Channel Tunnel rail competition heats up with Deutsche Bahn entry

Authorities have found there is room for another rail company in the Channel Tunnel, and this will speed the ride for millions of incremental rail passengers.

Channel Tunnel rail competition heats up with Deutsche Bahn entry