HomeBusinessRegioJet plans new service to Budapest for 2020

RegioJet plans new service to Budapest for 2020

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SIGN UP

Central European open-access train operator RegioJet has announced plans to add Budapest to its list of destinations.

From 2020, two trains a day are planned to operate on the route Prague – Brno – Vienna – Budapest as an extension of the existing Prague – Vienna train services.

RegioJet will be collaborating with Continental Railway Solution in Hungary and WESTbahn in Austria to deliver the new service. However, customer service will be RegioJet’s responsibility for the whole journey, with no changes at the borders.

RegioJet on-board service.

Passengers will be able to purchase refreshments from the RegioJet on-board menu – including sushi, salads, snacks, cakes and other items.

Ivana Kašická, RegioJet.

RegioJet general manager Ivana Kašická said: “Our policy is to be the best value for money for passengers on rails. For example, on Prague – Vienna line, we have proven that it is possible to bring much higher quality of service on trains for much lower prices in comparison to the traditional train operators.”

Besides the connections between the Czech Republic and Hungary, the new RegioJet service will offer better connections between the two Danube capitals of Vienna and Budapest.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest news

Rail engineers strike gold in sustainability school

Multidisciplinary engineering business Dyer & Butler has earned Gold level status from the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). This is the highest level of membership...

Tunnel operation takes flight with help from a helicopter

Essential work on a tunnel in the Peak District got some help from high places. Helicopters helped airlift construction materials into position as part of...

Rail review author calls for rail fares reform

Keith Williams, co-author of the Williams-Shapps Plan For Rail white paper, has urged for fares reform – arguing there has never been a better...
- Advertisement -

More news

Iconic arrows get a dash of green ahead of environmental summit

The famous National Rail double arrow has turned several shades of green ahead of the COP26 UN climate summit, which takes place in November. The...

Digital signalling for East Coast main line tested on Thameslink

A test of the digital in-cab signalling system ECTS level 2 (European Train Control System) has been carried out successfully using a Govia Thameslink...

Potential union of unions across the Atlantic

In what is a possible world’s first, London-based transport and travel union the TSSA is in talks with America's International Brotherhood of Boilermakers on...
NEWSLETTER SIGN UP