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European Sleeper’s Amsterdam-Barcelona night train faces French hurdles

Travellers will have to be patient for a while before they can take a direct connection from Amsterdam to Barcelona Kristina D.C. Hoeppner/Flickr

European Sleeper plans to operate night trains between Amsterdam and Barcelona starting in 2025 but faces opposition from the French rail infrastructure manager. Co-founder Elmer van Buuren revealed this to BNR. Among other issues, the outdated infrastructure is expected to pose challenges for the service.

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Gaudí's masterpiece is planned to be finished in 2026, the centenary of Gaudí's death

European Sleeper’s Amsterdam-Barcelona night train faces French hurdles

Travellers will have to be patient for a while before they can take a direct connection from Amsterdam to Barcelona Kristina D.C. Hoeppner/Flickr

European Sleeper plans to operate night trains between Amsterdam and Barcelona starting in 2025 but faces opposition from the French rail infrastructure manager. Co-founder Elmer van Buuren revealed this to BNR. Among other issues, the outdated infrastructure is expected to pose challenges for the service.

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