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After decades in the shadow of airlines, night trains are seeing a resurgence in Europe.
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The EU wants to make rail travel more attractive to passengers and companies by the end of the decade. The Connecting Europe Express leaving Lisbon is rolling in the right direction to smooth some bumpy connections.
More and more people want to respect the climate when traveling. Now, European overnight trains are making an unexpected comeback as a more sustainable long-distance option.
German, Austrian, French and Swiss rail operators are partnering up to provide a network of cross-border sleeper trains linking 13 major European cities. It's something of a revival for a dying service.
Germany and Sweden have seen a drop in air passengers, partly as a result of flight shaming. Fliers are moving onto Europe's creaking rail networks, which will likely mean more delays, crowds and cancellations for all.
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