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The young Belgian-Dutch railway company European Sleeper wants to offer a night train between Berlin and Brussels from May. The journey from Berlin's main station is offered on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and lasted about ten and a half hours, the company said.

Das Bahnunternehmen European Sleeper will ab Mai einen Nachtzug zwischen Berlin und Brüssel anbieten. © Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP/dpa The railway company European Sleeper wants to offer a night train between Berlin and Brussels from May.

The first connection is planned for May 25, and ticket sales should begin on February 20.

On the way to Brussels, apart from Hanover, more are planned in Hanover, Amsterdam, Haag, Rotterdam and Antwerp. Seating should be available from 49 euros, a couch in the six -part of 79 euros. With reservation for 24 euros, bicycles would also be taken.

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The first route of the company

European Sleeper was founded in 2021. According to the homepage, the Berlin-Brussels route is the first route of the company. An extension via Dresden to Prague was announced for the turn of 2023/2024 - a start in Prague was therefore the original plan.

The start of the first night train connection of European Sleeper had already been promised for 2022, but had to be canceled again and again. Where European Sleeper rented the cars for May 2023, it has not yet been known. "We are still talking to several companies to get additional cars," the "Berliner Zeitung" quoted co -founder Chris Engelsman. Accordingly, it is still unclear who the locomotive and the driver.

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