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Trip Report: Thalys – Paris – Amsterdam

I love trains! Always have. Travelling from Paris to Amsterdam recently, the logical thing was to book a flight.In fact, the friends I was meeting, assumed I would fly in. There is an amazing alternative, which means I got to ride a train! Thalys is a direct train service using High Speed lines to key destinations on two routes: Paris-Brussels-Cologne-Essen and  Paris-Brussels-Antwerp-Amsterdam.  Thalys International company is owned by the SNCF French Railways -62%, Belgium Railways (NMBS/SNCB ) -28% and German Railways ( Deutsche Bahn)  -10%. Thalys has no meaning and can be spoken, understood and recognised by travellers from all of the countries served…

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