Couple hug with nightjet in the background (© ÖBB / Harald Eisenberger)

It’s certainly no secret that railways are the most environmentally friendly means of motorised transport. Yet the waning demand for night trains did not start making its comeback until relatively recently, with increasing environmental awareness and concerns about the planet’s sustainability.

It’s easy to see where the travel trends are taking us: more and more people want a clear conscience included when reserving trips like the one from Zurich to Vienna. Night trains have been around for a long time. But now in particular is the time that they’re headed to a new heyday, thanks to the climate movement and the trend towards travelling more sustainably.

Delve into the world of European night trains in this interesting article.