The night connection will depart from Prague in the early evening, and will arrive in Brussels in the morning. Operation is scheduled to begin next year
RegioJet is preparing a new night rail connection to Western Europe. With the new Dutch company European Sleeper, it intends to send sleeping trains on the route Prague – Dresden – Berlin – Amsterdam – Brussels and back from next year. The carrier announced this in a press release today.
“The intention to launch new international routes towards railway regulators in individual countries and to provide requests for train path capacity is currently being announced.” said spokesman Aleš Ondrůj. According to him, the first train should depart during 2022.
It will be a night connection, which will leave Prague in the early evening, it will arrive in Brussels in the morning. The train from Brussels will also depart for the early evening. RegioJet and European Sleeper plan to work with other carriers, which provide traffic as well as ticket sales in each country.
Train connections should have seats on seats and sleeping compartments. Services include internet access or free coffee and other drinks. “As with other connections, a policy of the best prices for the best services is envisaged,” added Ondrůj.
This year, RegioJet also launched a night connection on the route Prague – Przemyśl – Lviv. After last year’s success, it will still send seasonal trains to the Adriatic.
According to Ondrůj, RegioJet and European Sleeper also plan to develop night train connections on other routes in Central Europe.