After having been on the decline for a while, night trains are now becoming more and more popular and the train operator are expanding their services. ÖBB recently announced an order for 140 new coaches (20 trains) on top of the ones they already have on order. And some new services have been announced:
Amsterdam to Munich/Innsbruck/Vienna. It is now offical that night trains will return to the Netherlands in December this year. At the same time, Brussels to Munich/Innsbruck/Vienna will be expanded from twice weekly to three times per week. Apart from Amsterdam the trains will also stop in Utrecht and Arnhem.
Stockholm to Berlin, private operator Snälltåget have announced that they will run daily night trains between Stockholm and Berlin during the high season starting next year.
Paris to Nice and Paris to Tarbes, they are to return in 2022 according to a statement from the french government.
Paris to Vienna, ÖBB has said in a tweet that they plan to start night trains to Paris in 2024.
A couple of other routes that have been semiannounced but with no starting date set yet:
- Malmö/Copenhagen to Brussels
- Stockholm to Hamburg
A a couple of rumoured routes from reliable sources:
And I guess there will be more new routes to come.