carry A night Express from the Alps to the island of Sylt to travelers without the risk of infection in the holidays. Come back the night trains again?Starting in July, a night Express from the Alps to the island of Sylt will be celebrating its Premiere. Interested parties should carefully consider whether it is worthwhile for you. The Deutsche Bahn also back in business with the night trains?
brought to The Corona of the crisis in the air traffic for a few weeks to almost a complete Halt. Since mid-June, many Airlines offer flights again, but if the industry recovers so quickly, remains questionable. Easyjet chief Johan Lundgren speaks in an Interview with Spiegel (content behind paywall) that the passenger level is likely to reach until 2023 in the state by 2019.
Alpine-Sylt-night Express in the summer: from the mountains to the sea
This hesitant behavior by travelers could give other providers a jump start: In the summer, the small railroad companies RDC, headquartered in Hamburg, daring, in fact, back to the subject of night trains. The Deutsche Bahn was out to 2016, out of business, so since then, only a few lines of the Austrian state Railways ÖBB have been operated. 4. July will change the: RDC offers then, to September the Alpine-Sylt-night Express - from the mountains to the sea, or Vice versa, the Vision.
Twice a week the night Express from Salzburg to Sylt. Boarding facilities are planned in Freilassing, Traunstein, Prien am Chiemsee, Rosenheim, Munich-Pasing, Augsburg, Donauwörth, Nürnberg, Würzburg, Aschaffenburg and Frankfurt/Main-Süd, Hamburg-Hauptbahnhof, Hamburg-Altona to Husum and Niebüll . During the journey in our own compartment, there is no Mask required, just at the entry and exit as well as outside of one's own compartment.
However, the arrival with night Express is not for everyone: A Ticket costs a whopping 399 Euro per compartment . That is, if you are traveling alone, pay alone the full price. Up to six people can travel with a Ticket, so the cost would be parts. Also for families the night Express could be an Alternative to the flight, especially as a hotel night can save. But, please also note: the price remains The same, regardless of which Stop the traveller to get in. Catering is also available, in the price but included.
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in future there Will be more night trains?
the debate on climate pushed the beginning of the year Considerations, back to the business of the night trains to enter. Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer was "in favour, in principle, open to all," as he told the German press Agency with reference to ongoing discussions with the state Railways of Austria and Switzerland. If Deutsche Bahn (DB) would engage, also, is still open. However, it was the opposite of the daily mirror from a DB spokeswoman: "The classic night train business is a very cost-intensive to offer." In 2015, the night train business generated, therefore, with a yield of around 90 million euros, a loss of approximately 31 million euros .
It remains to be seen whether the Corona pandemic and associated crisis for the air transport brings to the business with the night trains back to new life.
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