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Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Netherlands Railways (NS) are developing plans to reintroduce sleeper trains to Amsterdam, which was severed from the European night train network by the contraction and eventual abandonment of German Rail’s (DB) City Night Line services. ÖBB took over most of DB’s overnight services when the German operator pulled out of the market in December 2016 and these now operate under the Nightjet brand. The Amsterdam service had already been withdrawn ...
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