Tuesday, February 26, 2013

1930: Real Ostend-Vienna Express

A luxury train service from Ostend (Belgium) to Vienna was established in 1894.
Like the 'original' Orient Express, it was operated by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits:
The service provided connections from London and Amsterdam, as well as to Bucharest, Belgrade and Istanbul:
It also provided a setting for Graham Greene's Stamboul Train (1932) - and for our new project. Stay tuned.

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