High speed network "improving all the time"
High speed network "improving all the time"Europe's high speed rail network is continuing to develop, with a number of countries planning to improve their infrastructure, according to one expert.
A spokesperson for Rail Europe states a new line between Brussels and Amsterdam will allow travellers to move between London and Amsterdam in around four hours, which is 2.5 hours less than current travel times.
The Rail Europe representative also highlighted future developments between France
"There's also going to be a high speed line running from Paris all the way down to Madrid and Barcelona
That will make it really feasible to do [the journey] in a day," she said.
However, the spokesperson also acknowledged that current services also offer a good standard.
She argues that journey times between Paris and Strasburg, as well as other destinations such has Zurich and Reims have been cut by half thanks to the "fantastic" French network.
Rail Europe represents French rail carrier Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais in the UK.
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3 January 2008 Print this article