Tag Archives: Deutsche Bahn

When Your Plane Is A Train: Taking a Flight With Lufthansa’s AIRail Service

01 Oct
ICE train arriving at Cologne Railway Station

You’ve been invited to a meeting. The venue is abroad and the most convenient flights leave from an airport over 150 kilometres away. What do you do? Do you drive to the airport and risk the motorway? Perhaps you consider the train but are put off by the connections and hassle of that added booking? […]

High Speed Thoughts on the way to a Bavarian Beer Festival

11 Jun

The Fast Train to a Beer! We’re off to Erlangen in Bavaria this weekend to visit the famous “Erlanger Bergkirchweih” beer festival. If you’ve never been you really should make a point of taking it in. Second in size only to the famous Oktoberfest in Munich, the atmosphere, location and of course the local brews […]

The Joined Up Journey: Buying a Ticket at Venlo for a Cross Border Train

11 Nov
Border Between Netherlands and Germany Road

Venlo, in the South East of The Netherlands, is a mid-size town close to the border with Germany. Serving a local population of 100,000 Venlo’s station is located on a strategic junction in the rail network of The Netherlands and receives twice-hourly Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) Intercity services to The Hague (via Eindhoven) and a twice-hourly […]

Project Comparison: Antwerp Centraal vs Stuttgart 21

25 Aug
Antwerp Central Railway Station Belgium Trains

Over the weekend I posted an article about the controversial Stuttgart 21 project (you can read it here). The idea of that post was to provide an introductory guide to the project and the associated protests, along with a commentary on the aims, goals and points of contention. This post, in way of comparison, will […]