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Europe Rail News: 22 July 2021

Scandinavian capitals by train, Europe’s unluckiest train station gets new lease of life as hotel, Chernobyl by rail, and more rail news from around Europe.

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James Clark

Jul 22 2021

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Europe

Because the night … why I love a sleeper train

"Whether it’s Edinburgh, Vienna or Madrid, overnight rail travel is about romance and excitement. So look forward to new French night trains from 2024."

How to see the Scandinavian capitals by train

Bulgaria

Bulgaria starts construction of the largest rail tunnel in the Balkans

France

Breathtaking scenes on the Cuneo-Nice-Ventimiglia Railway

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Germany

DB Partners with Google Maps on journey planning

"Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Google are working together to make it even easier to plan and book rail travel using Google Maps."

Great Britain

Paris – Edinburgh route proposed under French start-up Midnight Trains’ hotel train plan

Hungary

Official highlights Budapest-Warsaw high speed ​​rail project

Spain

Europe’s unluckiest train station gets new lease of life as hotel

"Once-grand Canfranc was known as the Titanic of the mountains, but fell into disrepair thanks to fire, derailment and war."

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Sweden

Sweden moves forward with 270km new railway

The contract for the Swedish Transport Administration involves the section of the North Bothnia line between Norra Tuvan and central Skellefteå.

Ukraine

Chernobyl connected again to the Ukrainian rail network

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