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Trial Schiphol-Brussels route starts

KLM and Thalys recently started the previously announced collaboration whereby KLM purchases seats from Thalys on the Schiphol-Brussels (vv) route for transfer passengers. This means that one daily flight is no longer necessary. The aim is to increase the number of customers who travel by train from Brussels to Schiphol (vv) to

NS allows Ukrainian refugees to travel for free

Ukrainian refugees can travel for free by train in the Netherlands. NS reported on Tuesday that Ukrainians fleeing their country because of the war can get a train ticket by showing their passport or ID. According to a spokesperson, refugees from Ukraine travel to the Netherlands via, for example, Germany, Belgium or France. "In that

Renewed Thalys put into service

Thalys has recently officially put its newly designed train into service. The train offers 28 extra seats, 15% more luggage space and a new bar area. In addition, the increased capacity reduces CO2 emissions per kilometer per passenger. With the upgrade of the trains, Thalys is emphatically responding to the future of international rail transport.

Strikes among NS staff lead to nuisance

NS service employees and conductors on the train from Amsterdam to Brussels will go on strike on Wednesday. The NS is counting on nuisance for travelers to and from the Belgian capital. According to the rail operator, they must take into account a longer travel time, cancellation of trains and other departure and arrival times.