Sustainable travel, hotels on rails, overnight trains
Awareness of the environmental effects of travel pushes for slower, greener trips
Sustainable travel is getting overnight travel back on track with plans for a new network of European sleeper trains.
French startup Midnight Trains is launching a "hotel on rails" from Paris to 12 European destinations, including Edinburgh and Porto. Expected to cover distances of 800 to 1,500 kilometers, it will feature "hotel-style" rooms, an onboard restaurant, a bar and an app-operated concierge service.