Western Europe: New Track for Wagons-Lits

Long before the Iron Curtain slammed down, the Orient Express had won a reputation as Europe's most exciting train for the countless fictional (and occasionally real) spy plots, love affairs, murders and desperate struggles that took place as it raced across Europe. All the action occurred in railway cars owned by a company with a title to match the grandeur of the Express: Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et des Grands Express Européens. Wagons-Lits is once again demonstrating its durability by restoring the full Paris-to-Bucharest run of the Orient Express, which has not operated in five years. The increasingly...

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