High-Speed Train Makes Travel Between Brussels and Amsterdam Faster

By Ivan PetrenkoMay 18, 2024 18:30 PMNews
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A new high-speed train route connecting Brussels and Amsterdam is set to launch by the end of the year, significantly reducing travel time between these two major European cities. This development is great news for travelers seeking efficient and quick transportation between Belgium and the Netherlands.

Currently, the existing Benelux train service connects Brussels and Amsterdam, but it includes several stops that slow down the journey. The new high-speed train aims to cut down on travel time by eliminating unnecessary stops. It will only make stops at Brussels-South, Antwerp-Central, Rotterdam-Central, and Amsterdam Schiphol, skipping the more commuter-focused stops at Brussels-North, Brussels-Central, and Amsterdam-Central.

This streamlined route is expected to shave approximately 40 minutes off the current travel time, reducing the total journey to just 45 minutes. The new trains are designed to reach speeds of up to 125 mph, making this one of the fastest train services in Europe. This will be particularly appealing to travelers looking to maximize their time exploring both cities without spending too much time in transit.

The introduction of this high-speed train is backed by strong support, but there will be a review of the proposed changes to ensure the service meets the needs of both tourists and local commuters. Despite some potential adjustments, the core plan to enhance the travel experience between Brussels and Amsterdam remains solid.

For those planning European adventures, the new high-speed train offers a convenient and time-saving option to visit two of Europe's most vibrant cities. The improved service will not only benefit tourists but also frequent travelers between these popular destinations.

In summary, the new high-speed train route between Brussels and Amsterdam will significantly reduce travel time, providing a faster and more efficient way to connect these two major cities. With fewer stops and brand-new trains capable of high speeds, travelers can look forward to a quicker journey by the end of the year.

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